Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Watson, Philip Lyth[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1912 - 1964  (52 years)


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  • Name Watson, Philip Lyth 
    Born 9 Oct 1912  Woodgreen, New Forest District, Hampshire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1947-1950  Ganges, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Died 17 Oct 1964  Terrace, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried 21 Oct 1964  Kitsumgallum Cemetery, Terrace, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • A photograph of his gravestone indicates he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, possibly in World War Two.
    Person ID I1777  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked as a photographer in Ganges on Salt Spring Island in the 1940s. Based on his gravestone, he served at some point in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

  • Sources 
    1. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945).
      Ganges: not listed

    2. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946).
      Ganges: not listed

    3. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 82.
      Ganges: Watson Philip L photog

    4. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Ganges: Watson Philip L photog

    5. [S992] BCVIC50, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1950), 159.
      Ganges: Watson Philip L photog

    6. [S1003] BCVIC51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951), 844.
      Ganges: Watson Philip L photog

    7. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1964-09-013450 (microfilm B13269); digital facsimile URL (accessed 28 July 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/dbe7d93b-4772-4677-89ce-a69571b0e8a4

    8. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      Cpl Philip Lyth Watson
      URL (accessed 28 Jul 2020): https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180565596