WATSON, Alexander G.

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment)
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3311891
Died : 
Monday, October 20, 1941
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
21
Roll of Honour: 

Private Alexander Watson died in Dumfries Royal Infirmary as a result of an accident.

The following day a Court of inquiry was held at the Drill Hall Kirkcudbright to enquire into the circumstances under which he met this death. The result of this enquiry is not known. He was buried on the 23rd October 1941, the burial party comprising 1 full rank NCO and 6 men from 5 troop who acted as Bearers. 

Sources
CWGC
No 9 Cdo War Diary 20-23 Oct 1941 ref WO 218/27 (National Archives).
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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