1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Rowland Watts

Contributed by: Elaine, on 2008-11-20

Rowland Watts
Rank
First Name Rowland
Surname Watts
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death Unknown
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Place of Wartime Residence

Rowland's Story

He served in the British Army during WWI. He was Sgt R. Watts, in the 75 Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps (Kitchiner's Army). His army career was as follows:

Joined up Lord Kitcheners Army 12 August 1914.

Went to France 22 March 1915.

Wounded in head Battle of Somme 5 July 1916.

Returned to France 3 November 1916.

Awarded Military Medal 6 June 1917 at Battle of Messines.

Wounded in Stomach Vimy Ridge August 1917.

Returned to France December 1917.

Taken prisoner of War 23 March 1918.

Repatriated from Germany 21 March 1919.

Discharged from Army June 1919.

Decorations:

Military Medal

1914-15 Star

General Service Medal

Victory Medal

I would like to find out more information on what he received his medals for.

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