Chief Skipper Joseph Watt VC - Royal Naval Reserve ( HM Drifter 'Gowan Lea' )


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Name James,
LEITH
George,
FINDLATER
John,
PERIE
Joseph,
WATT
Rank Major Pipe Major Sapper Chief Skipper
Force 14th Light Dragoons
( later 14th ( King's ) Hussars
1st Bn, Gordon Highlanders Corps of Royal Engineers Royal Naval Reserve
VC won Betwah, Indian Mutiny,
1 April 1858
Tirah Campaign, NW India,
20 October 1897
Sebastopol, Crimea,
16 June 1855
Straits of Otranto, Adriatic,
15 May 1917 *
London Gaz 24 December 1858 20 May 1898 24 February 1857 29 August 1917
Born Glenkindie, Aberdeenshire,
26 May 1826
Mill of Turriff, Aberdeenshire,
16 February 1872
Huntly, Aberdeenshire,
1831
Gardenstown, Banffshire,
25 June 1887
Died 13 May 1869,
Paddington, London
4 March 1942,
Turriff, Abderdeenshire
17 September 1874,
Aberdeen
13 February 1955,
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
Grave Towie Churchyard, Towie Forglen Cemetery, Near Turriff St Peter's Cemetery, Aberdeen Kirkton Cemetery, Fraserburgh
Location
of VC
14th / 20th Hussars Museum, Preston Gordon Highlanders Museum, Aberdeen Royal Engineers Museum, Gillingham Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum
Remarks None None None * HMS 'Gowan Lea', a Drifter

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