Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.
Joseph Alexander Watt was born in 1887 in Portrush, County Antrim. He was the son of James and Agnes Watt.
Joseph spent his early life in County Antrim, where he worked as a carpenter. In 1916, he married Winifred Ellen Wakefield in Kingston, Surrey. Winifred lived at the Rookery in Westcott, Surrey.
Joseph enlisted in Coleraine, Co. Derry into the 6th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles. He was a private with the Army number 10264.
He was killed in action on 16th May 1917 in Salonika, Greece and is buried in Struma Military Cemetery in plot VII.B.11
Born Portrush, County Antrim
Son of James and Agnes Watt
Husband of Winifred Ellen Wakefield of The Rookery, Westcott.
Regiment 6th Battalion. Royal Irish Rifles
Date of Death 16th May 1917
Place of Death Salonika, Greece
Cause of Death Killed in action
Cemetery Struma Military Cemetery, Greece