WATTS, Robert Edward

Rank: 
Private
Unit / Base: 
1 Commando
Police Service: 
Norwich City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Norfolk
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241839
Born: 
Tuesday, August 17, 1915
Died : 
Wednesday, January 31, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
29
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private Robert Watts died during operations at Kangaw, Burma. 
Son of Walter and Thirza Agnes Watts, of Norwich; husband of Gladys Georgina Eliza Watts, of Old Catton, Norwich.
Robert was a serving Police Officer who had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Constable residing at the Police Section House, Bedford Street, Norwich. His name is amongst those commemorated on the WW2 ROH Memorial Board located at Norwich Police Station, Bethel Street, Norwich.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/88.
The 1939 Register covering Norwich.
Image of Memorial Board at the IWM ref. 20101.
Linked Content below.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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