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Don Watson, born Cromarty, 1905

Don Watson, born Cromarty, 1905

Date Added: 26 November 2018 Contributor: James Barr Year: 2018 Picture No: 3707

Time Marches On

This is a photo of Don Watson (who appeared in picture #2268, a 1918 Cromarty school photo) and his wife taken at a 1994 church function.

Don (born 1905) died in Queensland, Australia on 29 March 2004, when he was nearly 100 years old. In 1939 he married Una Gardener, pictured with him.

Don joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church when 17 and trained as a minister and missionary. In this capacity he served in New Zealand, Australia, Pitcairn Island and the Cook Islands. When he retired, he and his wife did similar work on a volunteer basis in Pakistan, Japan, Canada and Aitutaki Island.

The woman in the center is Brooklyn, New York-born and raised Francine Bell, singer, songwriter and actor. Francine Bell was the voice on Qantas Airlines flights.

Albums: People


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