Private First Class Watson was a member of Company H, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy at combat outpost “Vegas” in North Korea.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 31 October 1933
- Date of death: 13 July 1953
- County: Morgan
- Hometown: Petros
- Service Branch: Marine Corps
- Division/Assignment: 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Naval Unit, Citation, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Petros Cemetery, Petros, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Middle Panel
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