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Name: David REID.
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: D Service No.: 6091
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Parton, Cumberland. Age at Death: 31
Unit: 1st/6th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham
Home Address: 7 Dodsworth Terrace, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: 1 Clifford Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham, and Westburn, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 30th September 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Adanac Military Cemetary, Miraumont, Somme, France. VII.A.29
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of James and Annie Reed. Husband of Florence Ethel Reid, of 7 Dodsworth Terrace, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brothers: Hugh, James, John, William, George, and Robert. Sisters: Agnes, Mary J, and Sarah. Both the father and mother were natives of Ireland.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Information from family members.
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