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Frank A. Watt & W. Silvia Cooper
(1920-2011)    (1922-2018)

Missing portrait.

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(Source: J.S. Watt/Baggott)

On strike!

Frank's parents were members of the relatively well-off “gentleman farmer/rancher” English speaking community in Argentina, owners of estancias (ranches) on the Argentine pampas.  His father’s parents were from England, his mother’s from the United States.  Born in ...

Silvia (a.k.a. Dizzy) was born in ...  Her parents were Max and Gwladys Cooper... For many years she worked in Buenos Aires as a simultaneous translator...

Percy & Vera’s Event Timeline

Year Age Event
1920-03-14 0 Frank Alexander Watt, Frank or Watto, was born in xxxxxxxxxx, Argentina; the 5th child of “Al” Watt and Hattie Benitz.
1922-03-15 0 Winifred Silvia Cooper, Silvia or Dizzy, was born in xxxxxxxxxxxxx.  Her parents were Max and Gwladys Cooper, xxxx.
?? - ?? ??-?? Frank attended ...
??-?? ??-?? Silvia attended...
?? - ?? ??-?? Frank worked as a segundo on various estancias in Corrientes ...
?? - ?? ??-?? Frank attended Wye College in England...
??-?? ??-?? Frank volunteered, joining the RAF (VR) in England.... trained, flew, postings, DFC
1951-04-12 ?? & ?? Frank & Silvia were married in Belgrano (district of Buenos Aires city), Argentina.  They had two children, born 195x and 195y.
?? - ?? ??-?? Frank flew for ...
?? - ?? ??-?? Frank flew for ...
1951-04-12 ?? & ?? Frank & Silvia lived in Hurlingham, suburb to the west of Buenos Aires, at ...........
?? - ?? ??-?? Frank flew for Austral airlines in Argentina, retiring from them as their ....
199x-xx-xx ??-?? Frank & Silvia moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to be closer to their children and grandchildren who had already immigrated there....
1939-11-23 32 Frank died in Vancouver.  Half his ahes were buried xxxxx; the top half were buried in the Benitz family cemetery at Ea. “La California”, Las Rosas, Santa Fé.
?? ?? Silvia moved into a nursing home...
2018-07-10 ?? Silvia died... in Vancouver.  Her ashes were buried next to Frank's in the xxxxxxxxx

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