Robert Watson signature

Robert Watson, an electrician, was drafted on this day in 1917. He was born in Deseronto on November 13th, 1893, the child of Robert Watson and Marie (née Curlette). When he was conscripted he was living at 1502 Queen Street, Toronto.

Watson was five feet eleven and a half inches tall, with a fair complexion, blue eyes and light brown hair. He joined C Battery of the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery with the regimental number 349849.

Watson survived the war and was back in Toronto with his parents, living at 271 Dunn Avenue, in 1921.