9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
13/12/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Henry Joseph Watt was the son of Joseph and Isabella Watt. He and his twin brother James were born on 16th April 1892 in Donaghmore. Sadly, James died eight days later. He was one of eleven children. His father was a railway signalman. The 1911 census shows Henry as 19 years old. He was a linen worker. Henry enlisted in Bundoran, County Donegal. Lance Corporal Henry Watt was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was injured. He died of wounds in France 13th December 1916.
Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 Kms south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the Communal Cemetery Extension is at the bottom end.