Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ralph Douglas Reid

In memory of:

Lieutenant Ralph Douglas Reid

May 5, 1917

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

85th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of A. J. and Bessie Reid, of Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 314 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. C. 2.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Ralph Douglas Reid – Wounded at Vimy, April 9, 1917, remained at duty. KIA at Lens, May 5, 1917. Image cropped from a vintage outdoor group portrait of original officers of the 85th Battalion, CEF, circa October 1916-February 1917
  • Group Photo – In memory of the officers of the 85th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders who gave their lives during World War 1.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Crest – In memory of the officers of the 85th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders who gave their lives during World War 1.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial Image – In memory of the officers of the 85th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders who gave their lives during World War 1.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Cemetery – La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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