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M2/01847   Lance Corporal George Albert Watson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps (British Army)
Died: 03/08/1919 (Died of Illness)
Age: 25
Summary      
George Albert Watson was the youngest son of William and Catherine Watson. George was born in County Galway about 1894. The 1901 census shows George living with his mother in Castleblakeney, Galway. By 1911 the family had moved to Moy, Co Tyrone. His father worked as a land steward on the Roxborough Estate. The family lived in the only house in Clonbeg. Clonbeg was north of Roxborough Castle. Lance Corporal George Albert Watson served with the Royal Army Service Corps. Lance Corporal George Albert Watson died on the 3 August 1919. He was 25 years old. He is buried in Moy, County Tyrone.
Further Information
George Albert Watson was the youngest son of William and Catherine Watson. George was born in County Galway about 1894.
The 1901 census shows George to a schoolboy, living with his mother in Castleblakeney, Galway.
By 1911 the family had moved to Moy, Co Tyrone. George was still a scholar. His father worked as a land steward on the Roxborough Estate. The family lived in the only house in Clonbeg. Clonbeg was north of Roxborough Castle.
Family: William Watson, Catherine Watson, William John Watson (born about 1892), George Albert Watson (born about 1894), Marian Elizabeth Watson (born about 1896)
Lance Corporal George Albert Watson served with the Royal Army Service Corps.
Lance Corporal George Albert Watson died on the 3 August 1919. He was 25 years old. He is buried in Moy, County Tyrone.
G A Watson gravestone
G A Watson gravestone
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Clonbeg, Moy Moy Census listing in Clonbeg, Moy 54.459462 -6.676354
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Watson family Lists George Albert as age 7 living with the family at house 4.1 in Castleblakeney, Galway
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory Watson, Wm., landsteward, Roxboro'
3 1911 Census lists Watson family Lists George Albert as age 17 living with the family at house 1 in Clonbeg, Moy, Tyrone
4 Wikipedia Roxborough Castle, Moy, Tyrone
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