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William Henry Watson

Private : 2/5th East Lancs Regiment, 3863 C. Company 11th Platoon


Rank : Private

Regiment : 2/5th East Lancs Regiment, 3863 C. Company 11th Platoon

Service Number : 241478

Joined Up: 12 May 1915

Pte William Henry Watson (born 9th June 1883) of the 2/5th East Lancs Regiment, 3863 C. Company 11th Platoon, Reg no: 241478, joined the Army 12th May 1915. He served in England, France and Belgium as a Lewis Gunner and was taken prisoner 21st March, 1918 and returned to England 5th December. He was finally discharged on 27th March 1919 as a repatriated prisoner of war.

The photo was taken about 1915 with his wife Alice, daughter Mary Ann (Minnie) and son Alan

Information kindly provided by Sues.

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