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Those who gave their lives from Yarm ______________________________________
WATSON, James William. Pte 24871 9th Yorks.
The following was taken from the Yorkshire Regiment website
Died of wounds 24 Feb 1917 aged 20. Son of Godfrey Watson a motorman of Church Wynd and later 6 Carlton Terrace, Yarm and Elizabeth Ann his
wife; brother of John Charles (see on). He had been born at Galphay near Ripon and according to
Soldiers Died enlisted in Stockton while living in Yarmouth. He is not on Yarmouth’s Roll and
this is probably an error for Yarm. Boulogne Eastern Cem, France
Yarm 1914 Research ________________
The Yarm 1914 Commemoration Group is carrying out research on the soldiers listed. We are finding where they lived in Yarm and will represent the findings in a wall of poppies presentation. More details will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and this web site. If you have any information please contact us. Left click on the picture below.