Able SeamanWATSON, JOHN

Died 28/06/1942

Aged 43

S.S. Zealand (Leith)
Merchant Navy

Son of John and Isabella Watson, of Rosyth, Fife. His brother, David Thomas Taylor Watson, also died on service.

Inscription

HIS BROTHER DAVID, ROYAL FLEET RESERVE,R.N. WAS LOST ON ACTIVE SERVICE 12-2-1944 AGE 38

Buried at KHAYAT BEACH WAR CEMETERY

Location: Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Number of casualties: 758

Cemetery/memorial reference: A. E. 9.

See cemetery plan
Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.