CHARLES PERCY WATSON

Born: 1921, Ipswich.

Died: 29th November 1943; age: 22; Japanese PoW – massacred in the water off Kangean Islands.

Captured at Java.

Residence: 83, Morland Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Leading Aircraftman; Service Number: 1287882.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

 

Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Column 427.

Singapore Memorial,

Kranji,

Singapore.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ethel May Watson, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Percy MacDonald Watson, born 1895, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk – died 1933, Ipswich.

Mother: Ethel May Watson (nee Read), born 1896, Winston, Suffolk.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939

Charles was living with his widowed mother & brother at their family home – 83, Morland Road, Ipswich.

Ethel, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Arthur MacDonald Watson, born March 1924, Ipswich.

1 other – Irene May Heard, at School, born August 1933, Ipswich.

 

Probate to Ethel May Watson – mother.

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