Born in 1879 in Great Waltham, Essex son of Joseph and Hannah Beatrice (Burton) Watts and was living there in 1881, 1891 and 1901.
He married Emily Florence Gilbert on 2 Aug 1903 at Great Amwell, Herts. and they lived in Wimbledon, Surrey then at 19 Argyle Road, West Hendon, Middx. in 1911 and later at 10 Nursery Rd., Hoddesdon, Herts. and had two sons.
Enlisted in Hertford.