Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick John Watson

In memory of:

Private Frederick John Watson

September 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

400077

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 8, 1884
Middlesex County, England

Enlistment:

January 18, 1915
Chatham, Ontario

Son of Mr. J. Watson; husband of Annie Watson, of Oshawa, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. R. 40.

Location:

Pozieres is a village some 6 kilometres north-east of Albert, and the POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, which is enclosed by the Pozieres Memorial, is a little south-west of the village on the north side of the main road, D929, from Albert to Pozieres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Newsclipping, undated but most likely from Chatham circa 1916 relating the a church service in honour of Private Watson.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England

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