Watt, Harold Nichol: Service no. 928556

Digitized Service Record

Source: 153rd Wellington web site.


Brother of Clarence Alexander Watt, reg. no. 928566.

“Trade listed as Miller. DOB 25-1-98, born Woodstock. 5 foot 6 inches. Blue eyes, brown hair. Presbyterian. NOK Annie Watt, mother. Edward Watt, father. (brother 928566 Clarence Watt) Enlisted Palmerston 13-2-16 (age 18 years). On 153rd Battalion Nominal Roll 19-2-16, no transfer noted. On 153rd Nominal Rolls as published Guelph Mercury 10-6-16 and 1-12-16. Embarked with 153rd Halifax N.S. SS Olympic 29-4-17. Arrived Liverpool 7-5-17. Assigned 25th Reserve for Training and Administration. Taken on Strength 18th Battalion 15-12-17. Accidentally burns face, right hand and dislocates left elbow 15-3-18. (Truck he was being transported in caught fire) Globe and Mail 25-3-18 Casualty List Forestry Corps under ‘Burns’ H.N. Watt, Palmerston. Invalid to Canada Llandovery Castle, Hospital Ship 6-6-18. Discharged London Medically Unfit 27-8-18. Veterans Death Card: died 10-12-59, cause not stated, not war service related. NOK Caroline Eleanor Cutler. Toronto Star Obituary, cremated Toronto Crematorium, no internment.
File: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 10152 – 17, courtesy Library & Archives Canada.”

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