Monday, 27 August 2018

John Grant Watt, casualty of WW1

Today, 27th August, marks the centenary of the death of 2nd Lieut. John Grant Watt.  He was killed in action while serving with 7th Bn. Gordon Highlanders and was 24 years of age when he lost his life in combat.  His parents, Charles and Jessie Watt, lived at Durn Road in Portsoy.

Together with over 9,000 men, he is commemorated on the Vis-en-Artois memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

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