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Reid Crossley Watson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Reid Crossley Watson

September 16, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)


49th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of John and Emiline Watson, of Chilliwack, British Columbia. Born at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 179 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. O. 42.


Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Paying respects to Reid Crossley Watson– Lance Corporal Reid Crossley Watson 
49th Battalion Edmonton Regiment 
Died September 16, 1916 age 23
Battle of Flers-Courcelette

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