Frederick Watson – Killed in Action 10.10.1944
270th Field Company, Royal Engineers.
Killed in action 10.10.1944, aged 22.
Buried in Assisi War Cemetery, Italy, Plot 1, Row E, Grave 4.
Son of William and Annie Watson of Lower Heyford, husband of Winifred May Watson of 26, Little Brington.
Northampton Mercury & Herald 27.10.44 [Photograph].
“Sapper Frederick Watson, R.E., of Lower Heyford, has been killed in action while serving with the Central Mediterranean Forces. His wife lives at 26, Little Brington. Sapper Watson, who was 22, joined the forces in February 1942. He went abroad in August 1943. The youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Watson of Lower Heyford, he married Miss Winifred Cannon in April 1943. After attending Lower Heyford School, he was employed by Messrs. Bosworth and Wakeford, builders, of Daventry.“
Heyford & Stowe Roll of Honour – Celia & Brian Caucutt – 1993
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