Name :-   Watson, Robert

Nationality :-    UK

Age :-   28

Rank :-   Lance Corporal

Number :-  22984

Medal :-

Service :-   Army

Regiment / ship :-  12th Bn., Royal Scots

Date of death :-   23rd April, 1917

Cemetery / Memorial :-   Arras Memorial

Area of cemetery / memorial :-   Bay 1 & 2

Family information :-    Son  of the late William Watson

Extra information :-

1901 census

11, Cairnleith Street, Alyth, Perthshire

William Watson, head, 56, general labourer, b. Newtyle, Forfarshire

Ann Watson, wife, 49, b. Rattray, Perthshire

Ann Watson, daughter, 23, jute weaver, b. Meigle, Perthshire

Phillip Watson, son, 16, selagraphirt (?), b. Alyth

Robert Watson, son, 11, scholar, b. Alyth

Susan Watson, daughter, 10, jute weaver, b. Alyth

Willimina Watson, daughter, 9, scholar, b. Alyth

Andrew Watson, son, 1, b. Alyth

Confermations & Inventories 1918

Watson, Robert, 11 Cairnleith Street, Alyth, Lce-Corpl., 13th Royal Scots, died 23 April 1917 , in France, intestate.  Confirmation granted at Perth, 3 April, to Susan Watson, or Mason, wife of Peter Mason, North Street, Milnathort, Executrix dative qua next of kin.  Value of Estate 43 13s 7d.

(2006 value using average earning is 7,249.26p)