William Robertson Reid

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 27789
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 16th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 01.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6D & 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 153 Overgate, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Reid (nee Lonie) 153 Overgate, Dundee.

  • Children:

    William, born 13.12.1916

More about William Robertson Reid

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

William Reid 27789   Royal Scots

REID—Killed in action, 1st July, Private William Reid, Royal Scots, No. 27789, aged 22 years, beloved son of Mrs Reid, 153 Overgate, Dundee.

Dundee Peoples Journal 2nd September 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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