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63968   Private Robert Reid
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 107th Battalion, Labour Corps (British Army)
Died: 12/12/1917 (Died of Wounds)
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Summary      
Robert Reid was born Plumstead in Kent, but lived for a time at Drumgornal, Stewartstown; County Tyrone. He was living in East Ham before he enlisted as a Private with the Royal Fusiliers in East Ham, Essex with the Service No 36955. Private Robert Reid later transferred to the Labour Corps being given the service no 63968. Private Robert Reid was serving with the 107th Battalion of the Labour Corps when he died of wounds on the 12th December 1917.
Further Information
Robert Reid was born Plumstead in Kent, but lived for a time at Drumgornal, Stewartstown; County Tyrone.
He was living in East Ham before he enlisted as a Private with the Royal Fusiliers in East Ham, Essex with the Service No 36955.
Private Robert Reid later transferred to the Labour Corps being given the service no 63968.
He later transferred to the Labour Corps and died of wounds on the 12th December 1917.
Private Robert Reid was serving with the 107th Battalion of the Labour Corps when he died of wounds on the 12th December 1917.
Private Reid is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, France.
Private Reid is commemorated on Stewartstown Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour and Stewartstown Cenotaph.
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Relevant Cookstown Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Drumgornal - unknown Stewartstown Lived at Drumgornal, Stewartstown 54.575894 -6.674636
References and Links
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1 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
2 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Robert Reid
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Robert Reid's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2020