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John Reid

In memory of:

Private John Reid

November 3, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

14491

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Fort Garry Horse

Additional Information


Born:

September 24, 1890

Son of Henry and Ann Reid, of 61, Union St., Keith, Banffshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 490 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 134.

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation papers– Attestation Paper - 1
  • Attestation papers– Attestation Paper - 2
  • Memorial– Inscription showing John Reid's name on the War Memorial in Keith, Moray, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Memorial– Panel containing John Reid's name on the War Memorial in Keith, Moray, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Memorial– Inscription on the War Memorial in Keith, Moray, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Memorial– Inscription on the War Memorial in Keith, Moray, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Memorial– Inscription on the War Memorial in Keith, Moray, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Memorial– The War Memorial in Keith, Moray, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.

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