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63968   Private Robert Reid
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/04/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 107th Battalion, Labour Corps (British Army)
Died: 12/12/1917 (Died of Wounds)
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery
  Tincourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 4-B-22
CWGC Casualty 256231
Tincourt is a village about 7 kilometres east of Peronne and Tincourt New British Cemetery is on the west side of the village, just off the D199.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Stewartstown Cenotaph - WWI Stewartstown
2 Stewartstown Presbyterian Church WWI Stewartstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 236
References and Links
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1 Photo of Private Robert Reid's grave
2 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
3 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Robert Reid
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Robert Reid's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023