2nd Lt. Alexander William Watters

1893 Feb 25. Born Kensington

1901 census

1911 census His mother and siblings are at Edenham St (as on his 1911 enlistment papers)

His enlistment gives parents as William Alexander and Maria Watters (nee Mead) of 3 Edenham St, Kensington

1911 census. He is an inmate at Monmouthshire Reformatory Little Mill, Pontypool

1911 Sep 18 Enlisted in KSLI. He was a musician and gardener

1914 Oct 24 promoted Sergeant

1915 Dec 23. Discharged no longer fit for war service. He is a Sgt. Epilepsy seems to be the reason. He obviously re-enlists in 1918, but I cannot find that.

1916 Oct/Dec Married in Kensington to ADA CATCHPOLE

1917 Mar 10 SWB issued to Sgt A W Watters

1919 May 3. Commissioned 2nd Lt. Commission on discharge

1920 Dec 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1340. Posted to M Coy

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Convicted by the Civil Power ), but the Army decided not to withhold his medals

1939 Register He is living at 15 Y Block , Kensington, London, E with wife Ada. He is a Road Sweeper

1973 Died Kensington

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