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Sgt S Watson and LCpl A S Watson, Parton

 
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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2007 5:42 pm    Post subject: Sgt S Watson and LCpl A S Watson, Parton Reply with quote

Location in Parton Parish Church at OS Map Ref: NX 697 700

These memorials are of 2 brothers so I have posted them together.

Sgt Samuel Watson is UKNIWM 44441 and LCpl Adam Skirving (Shirving on CWGC) Watson is UKNIWM 44442.

Surname WATSON
Firstname Samuel
Service Number 8752
Date Death 04/06/1915
Decoration
Place of birth Castle Douglas
Other 1st Bn.
SNWM roll THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
Rank Sgt
Theatre of death Dardanelles.

Name: WATSON, SAMUEL
Initials: S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 04/06/1915
Service No: 8752
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Additional information: Son of Robert Watson, of Tintum, Parton, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL

Surname WATSON
Firstname Adam
Service Number 225960
Date Death 31/01/1917
Decoration
Place of birth Inverkeithing Fife
Other 10th Bn. formerly 611 Scot. Horse.
SNWM roll THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank L/Cpl
Theatre of death Salonika.

Name: WATSON, ADAM SHIRVING
Initials: A S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 31/01/1917
Service No: 225960
Additional information: Son of Robert Watson, of Tintum, Parton, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. G. 15.
Cemetery: STRUMA MILITARY CEMETERY

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Samuel Watson age 29 Sergeant (8752) 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers.
A former gamekeeper at Castlewig, Wigtownshire, Samuel had served with the KOSB for over 11years. In August 1914 the battalion was in Lucknow and returned to the UK in December. In March 1915 they sailed for Gallipoli landing on 26 April 1915. He was part of the Battalion's Machine Gun Section during the attack of 4 June and was killed when the Turks counter-attacked.
Born 1885 in Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Robert and Sarah (McBride) Watson of Tintum, Parton.
Missing in Action on 4 June 1915.

Adam Skirving Watson age 29 Lance Corporal (225960) 10th Battalion (Lovat's Scouts), Cameron Highlanders.
Adam enlisted as Private (611) in the Scottish Horse Yeomanry in September 1914. He served as Private (6728) with the 1/3rd Battalion, Scottish Horse Yeomanry and landed at Gallipoli in September 1915. In October 1916 in Egypt he was transferred to Lovat's Scouts and then to the 10th Camerons before moving to Salonica in Northern Greece.
Born 1887 in Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire. Son of Robert and Sarah (McBride) Watson of Tintum, Parton.
Killed in Action on 31 January 1917.
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