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VC825 Joseph Watt
Name Joseph Watt No.
VC Issue No. 825 Awards VC
Regiment Royal Naval Reserve
Rank VC Won Skipper
Rank End Of Career Chief Skipper
Place Of Birth Gardenstown, Gamrie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Place Of Death Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Buried/Location Ashes Kirktown Cemetery, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Headstone Headstone Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 29 August 1917
VC Presented 6 April 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England
P Headstone, Kirktown Cemetery, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
By The Way…
He kept his Victoria Cross in a drawer on his boat along with all his other every day clutter
VC Held By
The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M
BORN 25 June 1887
DIED 13 February 1955 AGE 67
VC Won 15 May 1917 AGE 29
Place VC Won Straits of Otranto, Adriatic, HMS 'Gowanlea'
War/Campaign First World War 1917