Frederick William Watson, DCM
|Birthplace:||Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Death:||Died in Belgium|
|Place of Burial:||Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium|
|Managed by:||Jason Scott Wills|
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About Frederick William Watson, DCM
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service No: 12/1020
- Date of Death: 07/06/1917
- Age: 27
- Regiment/Service: New Zealand Machine Gun Corps No. 3 Coy.
- Awards: D C M
- Grave Reference: II. A. 25.
- Cemetery: KANDAHAR FARM CEMETERY
- Additional Information: Son of F. H. and Margaret Watson, of Bulls, New Zealand. Also served in Gallipoli.
MEDALS AND AWARDS
- Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)
- DCM. Citation - ' For conspicuous gallantry on the 7th August 1915, at Chunuk Bair (Dardanelles), when he twice crossed a heavily fire-swept zone to carry forward ammunition. Later he brought in a wounded man under heavy fire.' London Gazette 14/01/1916
- Mentioned in Despatches (MiD)