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Discover the stories and remember the lives of UCC
Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Lieutenant Henry Joseph Watlington ’14

Died: July 6, 1917

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Lieut. H. J. Watlington of Bermuda, was at U.C.C. 1911-1914; he joined the 1st Overseas Bermuda Contingent in Oct. 1914 he reached the front in July 1915, and was severely wounded in the hip the following winter, but finally recovered and received a commission in the R.F.C. early in the present year; he was reported missing in July and later officially reported killed in action in Sept; he was 19 years old.

College Times (Christmas 1917) pg. 14

More information about Lieutenant Henry Joseph Watlington ’14 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Commonwealth War Graves Commision

The Royal Anglian and Royal Lincolnshire Regimental Association 

The War Graves Photographic Project

Bermuda Sun

Fulton History Newspapers

The London WW1 Memorial