CEF Soldier Detail

Trooper Ira Walker Watson
Died: October 10, 1974

Regimental Number:
2683827
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Cavalry
Battalion:
Royal North West Mounted Police
Company:
D Squadron
Place of Birth:
Wawanesa, Manitoba
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
George R. Watson, father, of Bengough, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
RNWMP Regina, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
February 10, 1897
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Regina, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
April 26, 1918
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
39 3/4 Inches
Expansion:
3 3/4 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
October 10, 1974
Age at Death:
77
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 10138-10
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Images
Walker Watson in about 1918.,

RNWMP Constable, Reg. no. 6844.

After the war, Walker farmed in the Brandon area and later moved to Brandon where he ran a general store. Upon his retirement, his daughter, Dorothy took over the store.