The Men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

WATSON, THOMAS CROWE

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Guardsman
2724057
17/09/1944
21
Irish Guards 3nd Bn.
II. B. 14.
Jesus keep me near the cross
near thy precious bleeding side

Additional Information:
Son of Thomas and Mary Watson, of Dunmurray, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Died in the opening battle of Market Garden, on the road toward Valkenswaard

Thomas’s Granny’s maiden name was Crowe.  
His Granda was called James Watson, his granny Eleanor Crowe.
His father was also called Thomas Crowe Watson born 1899 died 1945, his mother was Mollie Burns. As far as we know they had 3 children Thomas Crowe, Sammy and Tony (who served and died in accident at home)