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William Reader

In memory of:

Private William Reader

June 5, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

958

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

December 7, 1876
Marden, Kent, England

Enlistment:

November 26, 1914
Pond Farm, England

Son of Henry and Jane Reader, of Spinney Lane, Marden, Kent, England; husband of Elizabeth Mary Hobart (formerly Reader), Hackney, London, England. Served in the South African Campaign.

Commemorated on Page 33 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. F. 5.

Location:

Festubert is a village about 6 kilometres east of Bethune and BROWN'S ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY is a little south-west of the village and just west of the road from Festubert to Givenchy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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