Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
- Service no: 1944
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 02/08/1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension
- Grave/Mem Ref no: III. A. 4.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Aberdeen
- Address: 5 Blackness Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Painter
Mary Reid, 7 Lower Pleasance, Dundee
James Reid, 7 Lower Pleasance, Dundee
More about William Reid
William Reid 1994 Black Watch
DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES FROM WOUNDS.
Mrs Reid, 24 Dudhope Crescent Road, was notified yesterday that her son, Private Wm. Reid, Black Watch, was wounded on 31st July, and died from his wounds on 2nd August. Private Reid was a painter to trade, and was formerly employed by Mr Blues, Kirkcaldy, and Mrs McLaren, Stirling.
Dundee Courier 9th August 1916
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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