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Samuel Daniel Watts

In memory of:

Private Samuel Daniel Watts

August 22, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

883263

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

50th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 25, 1882
Texas

Enlistment:

May 17, 1916
Olds, Alberta

Husband of Margaret Watts, of 247, 23rd Avenue, N.W., Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 346 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. D. 8.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Medal– Memorial plaque for Samuel Daniel Watts. Found by Mrs. Loretta Humbke and her husband in the 1980s  encased in a huge mound of dirt that came along with a delivery of soil to their Red Deer Ab. home. While spreading the dirt in their rear yard they unearthed this plaque and kept it stored away for over 30 years.
  • Photo of SAMUEL DANIEL WATTS– Photo via Dale Lenting Bowden Historical Society. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of SAMUEL DANIEL WATTS– Photo via Dale Lenting Bowden Historical Society. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Samuel Daniel Watts– #883263 Pte Samuel Daniel Watts,50th Bn.

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