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WATSON, Kenneth William, OS, 4354, RCN, killed in action - 06 Aug 1942, HMCS ASSINIBOINE - Son of Charles George and Alice Maude Watson, of Revelstoke, BC.
Ordinary Seaman K. W. Watson died of wounds sustained in surface enemy action between HMCS ASSINIBOINE and German U-boat U-210.
Mentioned in Despatches Citation: WATSON, Kenneth William, Ordinary Seaman, 4354, Posthumous, Mention in Despatches, RCN, HMCS ASSINIBOINE - Awarded as per Canada Gazette of 12 December 1942 and London Gazette of 2 December 1942. "For courage, resolution and devotion to duty before the enemy."
Ships served in:
HMCS ASSINIBOINE - Drafted to Assiniboine 26 Nov 1941 as as OS, RCN
(1-2) Certificate of Service (3) Report of Death (4) Article on the death of OS Watson (5) Article on the death of OS Watson - The Halifax Mail Sat., 19 Sep 1942