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.
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.