Harry Watson (1911 - 1944)

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Birth

Death

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Hottot-les-bagues War Cemetery Viii. D. 9.,
France

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Military Service

Service number: 3057003
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Scots
Unit/ship/squadron: 8th Bn.

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1911 - In the year that Harry Watson was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

1922 - By the time he was only 11 years old, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

1925 - When he was merely 14 years old, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1932 - He was 21 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1944 - In the year of Harry Watson's passing, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

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Obituary

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Harry Watson passed away on June 26, 1944 at 33 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Hottot-les-bagues War Cemetery Viii. D. 9., France. He was born around 1911. There is no information about Harry's family or relationships.

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