Al Watt & Hattie Benitz Page last modified:
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C.A.M. (Al) Watt
ca.1940
(Source: Jane Watt/Baggott)

Al & Hattie Watt
— Photos —

We have organised their photos in approximate date order within subject:

Al (and family) in his childhood & youth;
Formal Portraits.
Al & Hattie and their children.

MORE PHOTOS:
♦ Photos of Hattie before marriage are with her parents’ family photos.
♦ Watts are present in photos taken at La California during the 1930s.
♦ Al & Hattie’s children are in photos of Clara Allyn/Benitz with her grandchildren.

NAMES:
♦ Names are always listed: LEFT to RIGHT.
♦ If no surname provided then: Watt
♦ Ladies surnames: maiden/married, if both provided.
♦ Abbreviations: Bz Benitz – Wt Watt

CREDIT:  Unless credited otherwise, the photos (and their details) on this page were provided by Michael Mohr-Bell and/or Jane Watt/Baggott, grandchildren of Al & Hattie.

PLACES:  Please see our reference pages.

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Hattie B. Benitz/Watt
ca.1940
(Source: Jane Watt/Baggott)

Al Watt – childhood & youth

A-01-1

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“E. M. MacGregor with
her Grandson Ch. A. M. Watt.”

(Elizabeth Mary McAlpine/MacGregor
is Al Watt’s mother’s mother.)
Rosario, Santa Fé, Argentina, mid-1875
Click here to see note back of photo.

A-01-2

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Al Watt – about 4 years old
Liverpool, England, ca.1878

A-01-3

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May Stuart MacGregor/Watt
& 3 of her 4 children:
CAM (Al), Agnes Mabel Tolmé,
& John Erskine Stuart (Cito)

Bristol, England, ca.1883

A-02-1

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C.A.M. (Al) Watt - ca.1889
Clifton (Bristol), England

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C.A.M. (Al) Watt - ca.1889
Bristol, England

A-02-3

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“Ysabel Watt aged 7 months 1889”
Ysabel Anita Kemmis Watt

Clifton (Bristol), England
(Al’s youngest sister)
(Source: Jane Watt Jackson)
Click here to see back of photo.

A-03-1

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John Erskine Stuart Watt
Clifton College, Bristol, England - 1890
(Source: Michael Mohr-Bell)
Click here to see back of photo.

A-03-2

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Agnes Mabel Tolmé Watt
As a young teen, ca. 1892

(Al’s sister)

A-03-3

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John Erskine Stuart Watt
Rosario, Argentina - 1898
(Al’s older brother, 1872-1904)

A-04-1

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Agnes Mabel Tolmé Watt
As a young lady, ca. 1900

Clifton (Bristol), England

A-04-2

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Agnes Mabel Tolmé Watt
Lausanne, Switzerland - 1910
(She married James Luard Bury)

 

Formal Portraits

Please see Hattie’s parents’ photo pages for photos of her before marriage.

Port-01-1

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Hattie B. Benitz/Watt
ca.1915

Port-01-2

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Al
Buenos Aires – 1916

Port-01-3

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Hattie
Buenos Aires – 1916

Port-02-1

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Percy MacGregor Watt
1919 – age 13

Port-02-2

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“P. M. Watt, 1920”
Percy MacGregor Watt

1920 – age 14
Bournemouth, England

Port-02-3

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Charles Alpin Watt
1921 – age 11 or 12

Port-03-1

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John Erskine Watt
1921 – age 8

Port-03-2

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Flora May Watt
1921 – age 3

Port-03-3

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Percy MacGregor “Willie” Watt
1923 - age 17

Port-04-1

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James Stanley “Jimmy” Watt
1925 - age 3

Port-04-2

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John Erskine Watt
1926 – age 13
Click to see note back of photo.
Click to see black-&-white original.

Port-04-3

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Hattie B. Benitz/Watt
1926 – age 45-46

Port-05-1

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Flora May Watt
1926 – age 8

Port-05-2

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Frank Alexander Watt
1928 – age 8

 

Port-06-1

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Frank - May - Jimmy
12 – 14 – 10
1932

Port-06-2

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May - Frank - Jimmy
14 – 12 – 10
1932

Port-06-3

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Flora May Watt
ca.1935 – age 17-18

Port-07-1

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Frank Alexander Watt
1938 – age 18

Port-07-2

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Hattie Burdell Benitz/Watt
1939 – age 58-59

Port-07-3

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James Stanley “Jimmy” Watt
1939 – age 17

Al & Hattie Watt

W-01-1

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Charles Alexander Morgan Watt
32 years old

1906

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Al & Hattie’s Wedding
17 March 1906, Rosario, SFé

Standing, back: (nn) - Alfred A. Bz - Frank Higham
John E. Bz - Marjorie Macintosh/Bz
Mabel or Ysabel Wt (Al's sisters)
Standing, front: Vicar - Frank A. Bz (front)
(5 nn ladies) - John Schreiber - John Wt (Al's father)
Clara E. Allyn/Bz - May S. MacGregor/Wt (Al's mother)
William O. Bz - William A. Bz - (nn) - (3 nn ladies)
Sitting: Clarita Bz - Kattie Bz - Bernice Bz - Marion Bz
Hattie Bz - Al Watt - "Nena" Bz - Josephine Kolmer/Bz
Elizabeth Mary McAlpine/MacGregor (Al's grandmother)
(Names by May Mohr-Bell & Frank Watt)

W-01-3

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Hattie Burdell Benitz
22 years old

Winona, Minnesota – 1904

W-02-1

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Hattie with Percy
1907

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— 4 Generations —
Josephine Kolmer/Bz (78)
William O. Bz (54)
Hattie Bz/Watt (26)
Percy Watt (2)

Córdoba Hills, ca.1908
(Photo by: John E. Bz, source: John C.Bz)

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Percy
ca.1908

1910:

 

W-03-2

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Hattie with Alpin & Percy
1910

 

W-04-1

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Al & Hattie Watt
La California - ca.1910
(Source: James Bell)

W-04-2

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Hattie Bz-Watt & Clara Allyn/Bz
Alpin - Percy - John

ca.1913
(Source: James Bell)

W-04-3

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Alpin
Greystone - ca.1915

W-05-1

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Percy - Alpin - John
ca.1915

W-05-2

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John - Alpin - Percy
ca.1916

W-05-3

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John - Alpin - Percy
ca.1916

W-06-1

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girl - Alpin - 2 girls - John
Mar del Plata – ca.1917

W-06-2

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Hattie holding May
Percy - John - Alpin

Córdoba Hills? – ca.1919

W-06-3

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Benitz & Watt Children
Percy Wt - Corina Bz - May Wt
Malcolm Bz - John Wt - Alpin Wt

La California, ca.1919-1920
(Source: Stuart B. Pryor)

1920:

W-07-1

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Percy in Switzerland - 1921
Eric Greene - Mabel MacGregor/Parr - Julian Parr
George Edye - Mrs Edye - Eileen's cousin:
Moira Jeffries - Clarita Bz - Ruth Christie - Percy Wt
Clara E. Allyn/Bz - Mrs Greene - Clarice McGregor
Click here to see list back of photo.

W-07-2

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May Watt - Frank Watt - Corina Benitz
Joan LeFleming - Jean Bell
Binkie LeFleming - Frank Bell

Córdoba Hills – 1922

W-07-3

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Hattie & children:
John – Alpin
Jimmy
May – Frank

Greystone – 1923

W-08-1

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Clara Allyn/Bz & Hattie Bz/Watt
Jimmy - May - Frank - Alpin - John

Greystone - 1923

W-08-2

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Alpin - John - May - Frank - Jimmy
1924

W-08-3

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May - Frank - Jimmy
Cordoba Hills - ca.1924

W-09-1

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May & dolls
Greystone - 1925

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May & dolls
Greystone - 1925

W-09-3

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May - Frank - Jimmy
1925

W-10-1

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Percy & Alpin
Hike in England - 1925

W-10-2

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Percy & friends
Hike in England - 1925

W-10-3

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Jimmy - Frank - May - John
Greystone – ca.1926

W-11-1

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Hattie & children
Frank - Jimmy - May - John

Greystone - 1926

W-11-2

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Hattie & children
John - Jimmy - Frank - May - friend

1926
Click here to see note back of photo.

W-11-3

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Hattie & children
John - Frank - May - Jimmy

1926

W-12-1

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John & Percy
England - 1926

W-12-2

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May
Greystone - 1929

W-12-3

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Frank Watt & Frankie Bell
Greystone - 1929

W-13-1

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Jimmy
Greystone - 1929

W-13-2

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Jimmy Roberts - Jimmy Watt - Josie Webster
Poro Sympson - Frank Watt - Billy Roberts

Polo – Los Algarrobos – 1929

W-13-3

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Frank, May, & Jimmy Watt
Luisito & Jorge Flores

ca.1929

1930:

W-14-1

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“At the ‘Onion’ - Ceres (1930)”
Billy Lord - Frank Watt - Frankie Bell -
May Watt - Jean Bell

Ceres, Santa Fé - 1930

W-14-2

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“At the ‘Onion’ - Ceres (1930)”
Frank Watt - Frankie Bell - Billy Lord

Ceres, Santa Fé - 1930

W-14-3

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Hattie Bz-Watt
La California lawn, likely1930s
(the pool is off left)
(Source: Stuart B. Pryor)

W-15-1

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Jimmy - Hattie - Frank
ca.1934

W-15-2

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Standing: Ernie Gifford - Willie Bz - Corina Bz
Hattie Bz/Watt - Eileen Frend/Bz - Keith Pryor

Sitting: Frank Watt - Jimmy Watt - Moyra Bz
Charles Bz - Malcolm Bz

La California, 1934 or 1935

W-15-3

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Malcolm Bz? - Jimmy - Frank
Tank at La California?
1934 or 1935

W-16-1

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Jimmy
ca. 1935

W-16-2

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Frank
ca. 1935

W-16-3

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May
ca. 1935

W-17-1

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St. George's College - Cutts House - 1936
Top Row: Poro Sympson - Jimmy Watt - & more...
Click here to see list with most names.

W-17-2

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May - Hattie - Frank - Al - Jimmy
ca.1937
Jimmy’s blazer has the St. George’s College shield.

W-17-3

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St. George's College Swim Team - 1938
Poro Sympson - Alfredo Gittins - Jimmy Watt
Jones I  -  NN

W-18-1

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Frank
Visiting Percy at
RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire - 1938

W-18-2

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May
La California - 15 April, 1939

W-18-3

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Alpin - Hattie
Anita

England - 1939

1940:

W-20-1

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Jimmy
San Rafael, Mendoza – 1940

W-20-2

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Hattie
(Seated far right)
St Hilda's College Staff
Hurlingham (BA prov.) – 1944

W-20-3

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Al & Hattie
Posthumous Presentation of Jimmy’s DSO
by British Air Attache

British Embassy, Buenos Aires
9 November, 1944

 

1950+

W-21-1

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Hattie & Mohr-Bell grandchildren
Frankie - Jean - Michael - John

March, 1950

W-21-2

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Al & Hattie & Mohr-Bell grandchildren
John - Jean - Michael - Frankie

1952

W-21-3a

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“Villa Cielito”
La Cumbre, Cordoba – 1955
(Source: JSWJ)

W-21-3b

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Al & Hattie – “Villa Cielito”
La Cumbre, Cba –  late 1950s?

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Al & Hattie
Golden Wedding Anniversary

17 March, 1956
Los Cocos, Córdoba

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Al & Hattie
Golden Wedding Anniversary

17 March, 1956
Los Cocos, Córdoba

W-22-3

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Al & Hattie
Golden Wedding Anniversary
With May and her children:
Michael - Frankie - Jean - John

17 March, 1956
Los Cocos, Córdoba

W-23-1

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Al & Hattie
La Cumbre, Cba. – ca.1961

W-23-2

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Al & Hattie
La Cumbre, Cba. – ca.1965

W-23-3

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Al & Hattie
La Cumbre, Cba. – ca.1965
(Source: Stuart B. Pryor)



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