William John Watters

Guardsman William John Watters of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 22nd September 1944 while serving with 2nd Battalion Irish Guards in Operation Market Garden.

Guardsman

William John Watters

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Guardsman William John Watters served in 2nd Battalion Irish Guards during XXX Corps' push towards Arnhem as part of Operation Market Garden during September 1944.

Guardsman William John Watters (2723656) served in 2nd Battalion Irish Guards during World War Two. He was the son of Robert George Watters and Catherine Watters of Belfast, Co. Antrim.

William John Watters died on 22nd September 1944 aged 20 years old during Operation Market Garden. His grave is in Section 11, Row B, Grave 10 of Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands. His headstone bears the inscription:

Far from his native land he sleeps. He died for freedom.

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