William Watkins MC

1890 Sep 26. Born Oldswinford, Worcs

1891 census at Corser Street, Upper Swinford

1901 census at Corser Street, Upper Swinford

1911 census at 133 Hagley Road Old Swinford (same on MIC)

1915 Mar 21. Landed in France

1917 Apr 26 , Gazetted 2nd Lt in R Warwick. Regt

1918 Apr 22 To be acting Capt while commanding a company, 2nd Lt W Watkins, R Warwick Regt

1919 Mar 8 MC gazetted to 2nd Lt (actng Capt) William Watkins attd 1st battalion R Warwick Regt

1920 Apr 1. 4th R Warwick Regt. Lt W Watkins M.C. relinquishes his commission and is granted the rank of Capt

1921 Jan 26. Joined ADRIC with service no 1604 . Posted to O Coy

1921 Feb 13. Posted to N Coy

1921 Jul 17 Promoted Section Leader

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

Section Leader in N Coy

1939 Register At 24 South Road , Stourbridge M.B., Worcestershire,He is a Rating Valuation Officer. Living with wife Ina C who later remarried a Johnston

1939 Nov 19 Aux Pioneer Corps. To be Capt, Capt W Watkins M.C. (46272)

1944 Dec 13. Reaches the age of retirement from Reserve of Officers and granted rank of Major.

ADRIC