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Peter Reid

In memory of:

Private Peter Reid

November 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

201889

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 19, 1883

Son of David and Agnes Reid, of Carsethorn, Kirkbean, Dumfries, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 153 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KIRKBEAN PARISH CHURCHYARD
Kirkcudbrightshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of PETER REID– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of PETER REID– Peter Reid trimming a friends hair.  Peter left his home in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland in 1910 and, following his arrival in Canada Peter worked as a Carpenter, met and become engaged to a young lady and on 1st November 1915 signed his Attestation Paper as Private 201889 Peter Reid.  As part of the CEF Peter became part of the 95th Battalion and was sent to fight in the Somme.  Peter was injured in his first battle and lay in no man's land, unable to move, for three days and nights before being found.  Peter was nursed in a field hospital then returned to England's King George Hospital where he died 1 month after being injured.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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