John W. Reid

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 13516
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 05.05.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 22

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Kirkaldy
  • Address: 11 Wolseley Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Charlotte Reid, 19 Elizabeth St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Alexander Reid, 9 Cowan St, Kirkaldy

  • Siblings:

    Chrissie, 9 Cowan St, Kirkaldy & Alexander

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John W. Reid

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Alexander Reid, 203966, 8th Battalion Prince Alberts Somerset Light Infantry, who was killed in action 05.04.1918.

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