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Full Name: William Frederick Watson
Rank Last Held: Sergeant
Forename(s): William Frederick
Surname: Watson
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 48758
Gender: Male
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 30 March 1944
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1944
Cemetery Name: Cassino War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: VI. J. 22.
Biographical Notes: William Watson was the on of William and Anne Watson, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Nola Jean Watson, of Wellington, New Zealand.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Group, 5 soldiers, rifles in desert left to right : Bill Watson, Bill Day, Jock Kevern, Jim Hutchison & Jack Matheson at Maadi Camp in Egypt. All belonged to 20 Armoured Regiment. (Note we are uncertain that this is William Watson. We await confirmation from anyone who knows.)
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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