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6984285   Lance Corporal Victor Reid
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 26/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 20/07/1943 (Unknown)
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Summary      
Victor Reid was born and lived in County Tyrone. Lance Corporal Victor Reid served with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers on World War Two. The 2nd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers landed on the shores of Sicily in July 1943. Lance Corporal Victor Reid was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died in Sicily on 20th July 1943.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Syracuse War Cemetery
  Syracuse, Sicily, 17
Grave Ref: Grave I-D-9
CWGC Casualty 2066686
Summary      
Syracuse War Cemetery is located in the Contrada of Canalicchio in the Commune and Province of Syracuse on the island of Sicily, Italy. It lies 3 kilometres west of Syracuse. Turn left at the end of the Catania to Syracuse autostrada and the cemetery will be found approximately 5 kilometres along on the left hand side.
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Clogher War Memorial - WWII - East Face - Panel 2b Clogher
References and Links
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1 Battle Honour, Sicily 1943 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in July 1943
2 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Details of Inniskillings in Sicily.
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of L/Corporal Victor Reid's gravestone can be purchased here
4 Wikisicily - Syracruse War Cemetery Photo of L/Corporal Victor Reid's gravestone
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