Second Lieutenant James Watson

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles
Date published: 29/09/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 09/07/1916
Age at death: 27
Cemetery: Bapaume Post Military Cemetery, Albert, Somme, France
Plot: I. D. 15.
Information: Second Lieutenant James Watson, Royal Irish Rifles, who was killed in action, was a son of Mr. Alex. Watson, Tanderagee. He was in the Ulster Bank, Belfast, but on the outbreak of the war enlisted in the Royal Irish Rifles (North Belfast Volunteers), from which he received a commission in the Special Reserve of the Rifles in October, 1915, He had been at the front some months when he fell in action.