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by Ben1967
Sun Sep 11, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: more leicester links
Replies: 5
Views: 4639

Re: more leicester links

Hi He was born in 1916, January (I'll check) and died c. 1990 (I'll get you the exact date) in Banchory where he's buried. The H was a family name 'Hildred' (which he wasn't too keen on). He also had the name Francis but this could have been a confirmation name as he converted to Catholicism. The Wa...
by Ben1967
Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: SFAQS
Topic: more leicester links
Replies: 5
Views: 4639

Re: more leicester links

I'm one of John Wattie's grandchildren and remeber tales of his wartime footballing career. After the midlands he was posted to Portsmouth and played there and then was over to France and Belgium. From what I know he played little after the war as he had a knee injury. He did stay involved in footba...