This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
William Robertson Reid
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 27789
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 153 Overgate, Dundee
Isabella Reid (nee Lonie) 153 Overgate, Dundee.
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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