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8 ARCH AVENUE, HOLMES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
02/06/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN SOUTH CAVE 1896. SON OF ROBERT AND CHARLOTTE WATSON, OF 21 PARK VIEW, MELWOOD GROVE, HULL. SON OF A GAS COMPANY WORKER. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND FIVE SISTERS. HE WORKED WITH HIS BROTHERS AS OIL CAKE MANUFACTURERS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 26/10/1915, AGED 19. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 4711, EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE ROYAL ENGINEERS ("C" SPE […]
29 , CHRISTOPHER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/09/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1889. YOUNGEST SON OF GEORGE ROSENDALE WATSON & MRS MARY ELIZABETH WATSON, OF BRANTINGHAM. HIS FAMILY RAN A MACHINE THRESHING BUSINESS IN BRANTINGHAM WHICH HE WORKED FOR. ENLISTED HULL. FORMERLEY, PRIVATE, 3945 4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 10TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. WENT TO FRANCE IN JULY 1 […]
21, PARK VIEW, MELWOOD GROVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/08/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF ROBERT WILLIAM WATSON (1862-1926) & CHARLOTTE PRICE (1863-1955), OF 21, PARK VIEW, MELWOOD GROVE, HULL AND 6, BROOKSIDE VILLAS, GRANGE STREET, HULL. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND SIX SISTERS. SON OF AN OIL MILLER. HE ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 26/08/1918, AGED 20 […]
15, VICTORIA TERRACE, STUDLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/08/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1896. SCULCOATES. SON OF JANE & LATE JAMES WATSON, OF 15, VICTORIA TERRACE, STUDLEY STREET, HULL. A DOCK LABOURER (1911 CENSUS) ENLISTED IN HULL. POSTED ABROAD ON 11/07/1915. DIED OF WOUNDS FROM GALLIPOLI, AT THE ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL, NETLEY. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, JANE. HE IS BURIED AT NETLEY MILITA […]
2 GLADSTONE TERRACE, FERRYHILL STATION, COUNTY DURHAM, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
26/10/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN KIRKBY SEXTON, YORKS 1888. SON OF THOMAS WATSON (1851-1926) & ELIZABETH PARKER (1859-1910). HE MARRIED, ON  05/11/1907. HUSBAND OF FLORENCE DANIEL (1898-1960). ENLISTED FERRYHILL, DURHAM. SERVED IN THE 1/7TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS (HULL RAILWAY PALS). LISTED AS HULL CASUALTY. HIS ARMY PENSION WAS LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, FLORENCE […]
49, HARDWICK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/10/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN BEVERLEY 1897. HULL POST OFFICE WORKER. SON OF JOSEPH & ADA WATSON. HE ENLISTED IN LONDON. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 5710, 8TH LONDON REGIMENT. HE WAS REPORTED WOUNDED ON 9TH OCTOBER. HIS DEATH WAS CONFIRMED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 6TH NOVEMBER 1916, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.* HIS FATHER WAS AN OLD SOLDIER WHO HAD SERVED IN SOUTH AFRICA […]
62 , BALFOUR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL, 1896. SON OF ESTHER JANE WATSON, OF 47 SOMERSET STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). WORKED AS AN ERRAND BOY. RECORDED AS KILLED ON THE BALFOUR STREET MEMORIAL (HDM 06/10/1916). ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. LEFT ENGLAND ON 14/07/1915. DIED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915, AGED 19. COMMEMORATED ON THE HELLE […]
5 Maple Street, Queen's Road, Hull, UK
       
       
Died on
11/05/1918
       
Aged
28
Albert (Alf) Watson , 11/979, East Yorkshire Regiment, was reported as died of wounds in the Hull Daily Mail on 11/07/1918, with his photograph.* He formerly worked for the Hull & Barnsley railways. He had served in Egypt and France. Already been previously wounded on 31/08/1916, 31/03/1918, 02/05/1918. He lived at 5 Maple Street, Q […]
13 EGTON VILLAS, ST MARKS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/03/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN ANDERSTON, GLASGOW 1889. SON OF MRS CURTIS OF 13 EGTON VILLAS, ST MARKS STREET, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR, HE WORKED AS A GAS FITTER FOR THE EAST HULL GAS COMPANY. HE LIVED AT 25 TORRINGTON STREET, NEWLAND AVENUE (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN 1914, JOINING THE HULL PALS. SERVED WITH THE 11TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. T […]
501 GRANLIEU, ANLABY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/10/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF ROBERT AND HANNAH WATSON, OF 40 CLIFTON STREET, HULL. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL. COMMISSIONED INTO THE 10TH MIDDLESEX (TERRITORIAL) REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION 01/10/1917, AGED 20. HE LEFT £193 IN HIS WILL TO JOHN WATSON, QUANTITY SURVEYOR. COMMEMORATED AT TYNE COT CEMETERY, BELGIUM AND FAMILY GRAVE, AT ST […]
, , HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/10/1914
       
Aged
18
BORN BELFAST 1897. SON OF ELLEN JANE WARD. HE LIVED IN WAKEFIELD AND HULL. KNOWN AS 'JERRY' WATSON. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY MESSRS. BLUNDELL & SPENCE LTD, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL. HE WAS AN OUTSTANDING AMATEUR RUGBY LEAGUE PLAYER, WHO PLAYED FOR THE WORKS TEAM, WITH 'WILF' COLLEY. JERRY WATSON WAS DESCRIBED AS "A 'CENTER THREE QUARTER' OF GR […]
29, Brook Street, Driffield, Yorkshire
       
Died on
07/06/1917
       
Aged
29
Born Driffield, East Yorkshire, 1888. Son of the late Arthur Edward Watson, of Westgate, Driffield; He married at Driffield in 1915. Husband of Jane Elizabeth Binnington, of 29, Brook Street, Driffield, Yorkshire. He was a Woodworking Machinist. He enlisted in Hull. Served as CSM, 11th West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action, on 07/0 […]
84 , EASTBOURNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/10/1915
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 14/01/1883.  SON OF THE LATE JOHN HENRY & ELIZABETH WATSON, OF 58, WITTY STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL. HIS WIFE, MARGARET ANN WATSON, LIVED AT 84, EASTBOURNE STREET, HULL. THEY HAD FIVE CHILDREN (WAR PENSION RECORDS). HE FORMERLY WORKED FOR THE GREAT NORTHERN STEAM FISHING COMPANY. HE WAS KILLED BY A MINE EXPLOSION, ON THE […]
22 HALLGATE, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/06/1916
       
Aged
26
Born Cottingham, 1890. James was the youngest of four children to Arthur (1859-1894) and Edith Watson (1858-1903), of Wood House, Cottingham. The 1911 Census finds him living with his siblings at 38 Victoria Avenue, Hull and working as a Bank Clerk. War changed all that forever. James queued in the long uneven lines of 1st September 1914 […]
7 ARTHUR TERRACE, ST PAULS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1915
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF THOMAS WATSON & JEMIMA TOMLINSON, OF 7 ARTHUR TERRACE, ST PAULS STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE MARRIED IN 1913, AGED 16. WIFE ELSIE REBECCA (SENIOR). A FORMER BLUNDELL'S PAINT WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 03/05/1915, AGED 18. COMMEMORAT […]
18, AYLESFORD STREET, BOULEVARD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/11/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN BURY, LANCASHIRE 1887. ONLY SON OF JAMES WATSON & SARAH FIRTH (1863-1918), OF, 18, AYLESFORD STREET, BOULEVARD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF AN ENGINE FITTER. HE HAD TWO SISTERS, MARY ANN AND SARAH. HE WAS WELL KNOWN IN BUSINESS CIRCLES AS AN ACCOUNTANT'S CLERK, BEING IN THE EMPLOYMENT OF WILKINSON ACCOUNTANTS, SCALE LANE, HUL […]
50 , RUSSELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
02/05/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF HARRY WATSON (1853-1912) & RACHEL PORTZ (1856-1915), OF 50 RUSSELL STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). HIS MOTHER WAS BORN IN FRANKFURT, GERMANY. HIS FATHER WAS BORN IN HULL AND WORKED AS A PAINT FACORY LABOURER. ARTHUR WORKED AS A PAINT MIXER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. POSTED […]
38 , WITTY STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1917
       
Aged
57
BORN HULL 12/8/1857. SON OF JOHN HENRY WATSON AND MARY ANN WATSON. MARRIED IN HULL, 07/08/1878. HUSBAND OF MARY ELIIZABETH LILL, AT 38 WITTY STREET, HULL. A MARINE ENGINEER. LOST AT SEA, ON 21/03/1917, AGED 57. Expedient, built by Mackie & Thomson, Govan in 1893 and owned at the time of her loss by Great Northern Steamship Fishing C […]
7, ST ANDREWS VILLAS, PRINCES ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/09/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1888.  SON OF EMILY WATSON (1852-1916) AND THOMAS JAMES WATSON (1845-1912), OF 5, SELBEy STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS). SON OF A CARPENTER. HE HAD FOUR ELDER BROTHERS, CHARLES, HERBERT, GEORGE AND ALBERT, A YOUNGER BROTHER, WALTER AND SISTER, ISABELL PORTER. HE LIVED WITH HIS BROTHER HERBERT AND WIDOWED MOTHER, AT 191, SOMERSET S […]
3 MYRTLE GROVE, LORRAINE STREET HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/07/1917
       
Aged
39
BORN HULL 1878. SON OF JAMES & LAVINIA WATSON, OF 16 SOVEREIGN PLACE, WILLIAM STREET, HULL . MARRIED TO ANNIE WITH FOUR CHILDREN. EX RECKITTS WORKER AT THE MORLEY STREET PLANT. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 INCHES TALL, 34-36 INCH CHEST SIZE, GOOD VISION, GOOD PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 22/05/1915. SERVED WITH THE 1ST EAS […]