Wilfred Watson | Service Record

First Name(s)Wilfred
Place of BirthInce, Wigan
ServiceBritish Army
Service Number85397
Previous Service Number(s)-
Regiment or CorpsRoyal Garrison Artillery
Unit(s)237th Siege Battery RGA
Previous Regiment(s) or Corps-
Type of Casualty (If applicable)Died of Wounds
Theatre of War (If applicable)Western European Theatre
Date of Death (If applicable)24/07/1917
Place of Death (If applicable)France and Flanders
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)XVI. H. 6A.
Awards and Decorations-
Supplementary NotesNo 2 Depot RGA (Heavy and Siege) 23/05/16.
A Depot Siege Artillery RGA (Shoreham) 09/09/16.
1st Class Signalling and Telephony 25/09/16.
Posted 237th Siege Bty RGA 13/10/16.
Died of Wounds (shell) at 17 Casualty Clearing Station 24/07/17.
Son of Thomas and Susannah Watson, of 317, Manchester Rd., Ince, Wigan, Lancs.