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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


Date Buried/Cremated   

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



VC 824 VC 826
VC 824
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The First World War

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