Samuel George Watson


Samuel George (officer in R Irish Rifles ). No regiment on roll nor rank.

1895 Feb 10. Born Belfast

1901 census in Bambridge

1911 census in Avenue Rd, Lurgan

1917 Oct 31. Commissioned 2nd Lt in R Irish Rifles

1919 May 1. Promoted Lt in R Irish Rifles

1920 Dec 20. Joined ADRIC with service no 1277.Posted to M Coy Joined in Ireland

1920 Dec 31 Promoted Section Leader

1921 Feb 3. Posted to Depot Coy. Promoted Platoon Commander. Sent to Ulster Special Constabulary

1921 Jul 9. Reverts to T/Cadet on return from Ulster Special Constabulary

1921 Aug 27. Posted to L Coy.

1921 Oct 6 to 1 Dec in Cork Hospital

1921 Oct 31. Pay stopped because he was "non effective".

1921 Dec 2. Pay resumed

1922 Jan. He appears to still be serving on demobilisation of ADRIC


1928 Jan 29 Gets a Northern Ireland Civil Service Qualification Cert

1935 Oct 23 Samuel George Watson of Magheragall Lisburn county Antrim farmer died at The Lisburn and Hillsboro' District Hospital Lisburn Probate Belfast 5 December to Thomas M. Harvey solicitor. Effects £10 10s. There is a possibility that this is his death