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RAMC profile of:
David George Melrose WATT
[Service No:  79595]

Place or Date
of Birth:
Strathdon on 11th August 1896

Service Number: 79595

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Rank: Pte

Unit: Depot (Aldershot) "K" Coy

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Outcome: Died

Date Died: 26/04/1916
Age Died: 19

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: Strathdon Parish Churchyard, Aberdeenshire - UK


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David George Melrose Watt was educated at the Public School in Strathdon and was at Gordon's College for a short period of time as a student in Medicine. He studied Botany and Physics. In November 1915, David enlisted into the RAMC with "K' Company and after six months training was due to go Cambridge for a three months course in Bacteriology so that he could go abroad with a Sanitary Section. Unfortunately, David succumbed to a serious illness and died in hospital at Aldershot. He was the son of Rev. William Watts of The Manse, Strathdon, Aberdeen.

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