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17866   Private Joseph Watt
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 35
Summary      
Joseph Watt was the son of the late Andrew and Charlotte Watt. Joseph was born in Moy, County Tyrone about 1881. The 1901 census shows Joseph Watt was married to Martha Watt. They married about 1899. They were living in Altnavannog, Bernagh Joseph was working as an agricultural labourer. Joseph Watt enlisted in Omagh. Private Joseph Watt was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the 1st July 1916 at the Battle of the Somme.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 819792
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWI Moy
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Watt family Lists Joseph as age 21 living with his wife at house 6 in Altnavannog, Bernagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Watt family Lists Joseph as age 33 living with his wife and family at house 5 in Altnavannog, Bernagh, Tyrone
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