William Reid

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 1944
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Aberdeen
  • Address: 5 Blackness Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Painter
  • Mother:

    Mary Reid, 7 Lower Pleasance, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Reid, 7 Lower Pleasance, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Reid

William Reid   1994   Black Watch


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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