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Tpr W P Watson, Balmaghie

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:14 am    Post subject: Tpr W P Watson, Balmaghie Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44356

Location is inside Balmaghie Parish church at OS Map Ref: NX 723 663

Name: WATSON
Initials: W P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Ayrshire Yeomanry
Age: 20
Date of Death: 28/12/1915
Service No: 2003
Additional information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth D. Watson, of Halferne, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire. Of Balmaghie.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 15.
Cemetery: PINK FARM CEMETERY, HELLES

Surname WATSON
Firstname William Paton
Service Number 2003
Date Death 28/12/1915
Decoration
Place of birth Balmaghie Kirkcudbright
Other
SNWM roll AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY
Rank Pte
Theatre of death Gallipoli.



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2015 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Named on the Parish War Memorial on an external wall of Balmaghie Parish Church as :TRPR. W. P. WATSON, AYRSHIRE YEO.

William Paton Watson, Private (2003) Ayrshire Yeomanry. Age 20.
Born 1895 at Glentoo Farm, Balmaghie.
Son of Robert and Elizabeth Dunlop (Paton) Watson of Halferne Farm, Crossmichael, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Enlisted November 1914.
Killed in action 28 December 1915 and buried in Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles, Turkey.
Also listed on the Roll of Honour of Balmaghie Church
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