John Reeves

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 10767
  • Rank: Corporal
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  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 30.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 3C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 34 Rosebank St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mrs Boyle, 34 Rosebank St, Dundee

  • Father:
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More about John Reeves

John Reeves   10767   Royal Scots Fusiliers


Corporal John Reeves, a member of the Royal Scots Fusiliers, who has been in the army for five years, is reported as missing.  His mother, Mrs Boyle, who resides at 34 Rosebank Road, has been officially notified that he has been missing since the 30th July.

Corporal Reeves was at Gibraltar with his regiment when war broke out, and has been on active service since practically the start of hostilities.  He was twice wounded previously.  The missing corporal is 23 years of age.

Dundee Courier 11th September 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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