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About Ernest William Watson

Date of Birth
Q1 1893

Service Number
42120, 441568

Birth Place
Piercebridge, Durham, England

Date of Death
23 April, 1933

Place of Death
Winterton, Sedgefield, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
Matthew Watson born abt 1862, Mary (nee Staley) Watson born abt 1865 married Q4 1888 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
John Staley born abt 1890

Career

Service
Army

Unit
8th DLI, Labour Corps

Rank
Private, Acting Corporal

Medals
Victory and British War Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Bank Clerk

Campaigns
1915-19 France

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Main Street, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1911 West Terrace, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past

Notes
13 Aug 1897 Piercebridge School Log Book shows Ernest and brother John’s names removed from register – leaving village

- Research by DB