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07/02/2019 Private Hugh Henry Watters is not listed on the CWGC.
07/02/2019 Hugh Henry Watters was interred in Albany.
07/02/2019 Hugh Henry Watters died due to illness at home, at his fatherís residence in Tamnavalley, Stewartstown on 15th August 1918, aged 29.
07/02/2019 WATTERS Ė 15th August, at his fatherís residence, Tamneyvalley, Stewartstown, Hugh Henry, second son of Mr John Watters. Interred in Albany.
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07/02/2019 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated 31st August 1918:
07/02/2019 There are at present three possible medals cards for Hugh Henry Watters. All are listed below.
30/12/2015 Known family: John Watters, Sara L Watters, Ella Sophie Watters (born 19/10/1885), Hugh Henry Watters (born 02/09/1888), Robert Watters (born 24/4/1890), John Watters (born about 1892), Charles Leslie Watters (born 18/4/1893), Ethel Rebecca Watters (born 19/10/1894), Maud Minnie Watters (born 1/5/1897), Sara J Watters (born about 1899), Kennedy Watters (born 4/6/1900), Agnes Watters (born about 1903).
30/12/2015 Hugh Watters is not listed with Commonwealth War graves, nor is he found among the listed dead of World War 1.
30/12/2015 On January 1st 1916 the Mid Ulster Mail, Cookstown published information referring to Private H.H. Watters, Highland Light Infantry whose parents reside at Tamnavalley Ardboe, was writing from France to Miss Maggie Marks of Drumad, Coagh, thanking her for the parcels of comfort and sent kind greeting to friends and neighbours and said no one could form any idea of the horrors of the war except those going through it and he was longing for the end of winter and hoped to get home for leave so he could visit friends and acquaintances. He had another brother serving with the HLI at the front.
30/12/2015 Hugh Henry Watters served with the Highland Light Infantry.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Hugh H as living with the family in Tamnavally, Killycolpy, County Tyrone. He was 12 years old and still at school. His father was a farmer.
30/12/2015 Hugh Henry Watters is commemorated on Stewartstown Cenotaph and at Albany Presbyterian Church.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 1st January 1916: Private H. H. Watters
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30/12/2015 Private H. H. Watters, of the Highland Light Infantry, whose parents reside at Tannavally, Ardboe, was writing from France to Miss Maggie Marks of Drumads, Coagh, acknowledging receipt of a parcel of comforts and sends kindly greetings to friends and neighbours, and said no one could form any idea of the horrors of the war except those going through it. He is longing for the end of winter and hoping to get leave soon so that he could visit friends and acquaintances. Private Watters has also another brother serving with the colours.
30/12/2015 Hugh Henry Watters was the son of John and Sarah Watters. He was born in Tamnavally, Killycolpy, Tyrone on 2nd September 1888.
30/12/2015 By the time of the 1911 census, Hugh no longer lived with the family in Tamnavally, Killycolpy, County Tyrone.
30/12/2015 From the Mid Ulster Mail dated Saturday 22nd January 1916:
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30/12/2015 Private S Watters, Highland Light Infantry, who joined the army since the outbreak of the war and who has been in the fighting line since March last, is on furlough at his home, Tamnavally, Stewartstown. He is in good health and cheerful spirits.
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