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NORTH SHIELDS

Watts, G., Pte., 1917
On the Arras Memorial is the name of 33757 Private George Watts, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers who died on the 07/03/1917.

Angela Conroy has submitted three In Memoriam Notices from the Shields Daily News 7/3/1918:
'IN MEMORIAM
WATTS.-In loving memory of our dear father Pte George Watts N.F. killed in action March 7th 1917. Once our home was bright and happy. But oh! so sad it is today. For one we loved so dearly, Has forever passed away. When death divides friends are few. Dear Father how we think of you. Ever remembered by his sons and daughters, 4 East Street, North Shields.

WATTS.-In loving memory of our dear brother, Pte George Watts N. F. killed in action March 7th 1917. One by one the links are missing. One by one the heroes fall. And you my darling brother, Have answered the great roll call. Ever remembered by his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Mr and Mrs Armstrong and family, 6 East Street, North Shields.

WATTS.-In loving memory of Pte G. Watts, who was killed in action, March 7th 1917. Ever remembered by his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Mr and Mrs Black and family. Respected by all who knew him.'

George Watts is remembered at North Shields on N34.04, N34.16, N34.30 and N34.61 and in Tynemouth on T36.14 page 28.


The CWGC entry for Private Watts

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