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George Watt

Able Seaman

 

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Newspaper clipping from the Bradford Telegraph and Argus dated 11th December 1941 (supplied by Frank Sugden)

Survived the sinking of Repulse.

 

Text of the above news clipping for George Watt:

WEST RIDING MEN IN SUNK WARSHIPS

Among Yorkshiremen believed to have been in the Repulse are Engine-room Artificer Morris Bateson, aged 27, grandson of Mrs Lavinia Gaunt, Peel Street, Pudsey; Leading Seaman Eric H. Pearce, aged 22, eldest son of Mr an Mrs H. Pearce, Hawkhill Croft, Guiseley, who was married last February; and Able Seaman George Watt, aged 28, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Percy Watt, Queen Street, Rawdon

 

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