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23075   Private John Reid
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/11/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Canadian Army Veterinary Corps (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 22/09/1885
Died: 25/07/1915 (Died by accident)
Age: 29
John Reid was the son of Martha Reid. John was born in Tyrone on 22nd September 1885. John enlisted in Tidworth, British Columbia, Canada on 21 Jan 1915. He gives his occupation as Policeman. Private John Reid was serving with the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps when he died of cerebral haemorrhage while on duty in France on 25th July 1915. He was 30 years old. Private John Reid is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Harve, France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Ste Marie Cemetery
  Le Harve, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Div 19-G-5
CWGC Casualty 4020803
Ste. Marie Cemetery is one of the town cemeteries, but it is actually situated in the commune of Graville-St. Honorine, overlooking Le Havre from the north. The main entrance to the cemetery is on the Rue du 329eme Regiment d'Infanterie. There is another entrance on the west side of the cemetery which is closest to the main war graves plots and this can be accessed via the Rue Eugene Landoas.
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1 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private John Reid
2 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of John Reid
3 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private John Reid's death
4 John Reid Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (46 no.)
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private John Reid's headstone can be purchased here
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