Percy Charles Watson

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details

Born: 31st January 1899

Family: 1901 Census shows him living with his mother and father Martha Amelia and Charles William, sisters Martha A, Maud L and Louisa and brother Charles. 1911 Census lists another brother Wallis and sister Winifred. Percy Charles Watson married Violet Beatrice Madill in Canada on 13 September 1926.

Residence: He was born in Walthamstow, Essex and was living there in the 1901 Census. By 1911 the family had moved to Wilmslow, Cheshire. It would seem that the family moved to Whitchurch sometime between 1911 and 1915. An advert in a 1915 Whitchurch Herald for a Laundry opening at 63 Green End by C.W. Watson links to Percy Charles Watson’s address on the Absent Voters’ List and the fact that his mother is listed as ‘Laundress’ and ‘Laundry Forewoman’. His address at the time of his marriage was 120 Cumberland Street, Toronto, Canada.

Employment: Listed as Mechanic on Canadian Marriage certificate. 

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps

Service Number: M304814

Further military details not known.

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