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William Douglas Reid

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Remuera Primary School World War One Gates, 25 Dromorne Road, Remuera Auckland 1050. Image provided by John Halpin 2012,  CC BY John Halpin 2012

Remuera Primary School World War One Gates, 25 Dromorne Road, Remuera Auckland 1050. Image provided …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Reid AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 February 1887 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    MC. 1917. London Gazette. March 1917. he displayed great courage and skill in tending the wounded under heavy fire. Later, although himself wounded, he continued to dress the wounded of all units. He has previously done fine work. [Munich Trench, January 1917] AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Doctor/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed while attending the wounded AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eldest child of John and Janet Reid (nee Currie), of New Zealand.

    Husband of Joanna Mary Reid (nee Bridge), of Northend House, Henley-on-Thames. They married in March 1915 and their son Ian Douglas Reid was born in December 1915.

    Studied medicine at Edinburgh University AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Cemetery
    Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM I. E. 37. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Remuera Primary School World War One Gates 1914-1918, 25 Dromorne Road, Remuera Auckland 1050 AWMM

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Sources

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