Monday 13 October 2014

James Henry Digby 'Bungy' Watson - 31 Aug1890-15 Oct 1914

Lest We Forget

One hundred years ago this week, James Henry Digby 'Bungy' Watson - captain of Accies 1912/13, Barbarian and three-times England cap - died at sea, along with 524 others, when HMS Hawke was sunk by U9 on 15 October 1914.

You can read the full article on 'Bungy' Watson in this compilation of the 27 English Internationals who gave their lives in WW1. 

[With thanks to the World Rugby Museum]

 

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