78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
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Robert White Watters was the son of John and Sarah Watters. He was born in September 1891 in the Stewartstown area. They were a farming family who lived in Tamnavally, Killycolpy, Ardboe. Robert Watters emigrated to Canada where he lived in Winnipeg with his wife Catherine. He enlisted in February 1916. Private Robert Watters was in France five months when in August 1917 he became sick. He was removed to England and in October and spent months in hospital. He was declared medically unfit and invalided to Canada 6th May 1918.