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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Arthur Jack Watson -


Arthur Jack Watson, Son of Harry Watson and Maud Watson (née Savage) of 1 Upton Road, Swanmore, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
Commemorated on the Ryde World War I Memorial

Service details

Rifleman 1805 Arthur Watson, 1/8th Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles)

CWGC record ...

Date of Death :12 August 1915
Where buried or commemorated :Helles Memorial, Turkey

Some of Arthur Watson's letters home to his parents have survived. In one, written just a few days before his death, he writes "Please God I shall come through all right and see you all again, but if I don't you must take it for the best".

Information taken from Isle of Wight County Press 5 November 1999.

A Watson


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