copyright © Wartime Heritage Association 2012.- 2019 Website hosting courtesy of - a company
Wartime Heritage                                   ASSOCIATION
Remembering World War II Yarmouth Connections
Return To Links
John Crittendon L. Watson  Rank: Lieutenant Service: Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve HMCS Valleyfield (K 329) Date of Birth: July 28, 1918 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, NS John was the son of John Jorden Crittenden Watson and Mary Gertrude (Seeley) Watson.  The family left Yarmouth and was residing in the United States when John enlisted with the Canadian Navy.   He was the husband of Mary Yvonne Watson, of Ottawa. Ontario. He was killed when HMCS Valleyfield was torpedoed and sunk on May 7, 1944. Date of Death: May 7, 1944 Age at Death: 25 Memorial: Halifax Memorial Reference: Panel 11 Commemorated on Page 473 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 10 (Not listed on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Sources and Information:   Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada Photo: McGill University archives photo    
John Crittendon L. Watson