We remember Reginald Alexander Forbes Downie

We remember Reginald Alexander Forbes Downie

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling Esther Source:8952143 1886
1891
sibling Robert Source:8952143 1891
1892
sibling Elizabeth Source:8952143 1892
1896
sibling Isabel Source:8952143 1896
1899
birth Shetleston, Lanarkshire United Kingdom Source:7531832 Source:8952143 1899
1900
sibling Audrey Source:8952143 1900
1901
location Bexton Lodge, Toft, Knutsford United Kingdom parents address Source:8952143 1901
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant Cameron Highlanders Source:8949989 19th July 1916
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8949981 24th December 1917
1918
location Cornbrook, Knutsford, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7531832 March 1918
1918
dates Age 19 Source:7531832 24th March 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Cameron Highlanders 1st Battalion, attd. 5th Battalion Source:7531832 24th March 1918
1918
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7531832 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Killed whilst fighting a rear guard action Sailly-Saillisel France Source:7531832 Source:8498438 24th March 1918
burial Pozieres Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7531832

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Reginald Alexander Forbes
Initials RAF
Last Name Downie
Source 7531832
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bexton Lodge, Toft, Knutsford United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Cornbrook, Knutsford, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known March 1918
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Cameron Highlanders Second Lieutenant
British Army Cameron Highlanders 1st Battalion, attd. 5th Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Henderson Downie mother
Robert Manners Downie father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Esther sister 1886
Robert brother 1891
Elizabeth sister 1892
Isabel sister 1896
Audrey sister 1900

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Sylvia3155
Britain Absent voters lists 1918-1921 Image Sylvia3155
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sylvia3155

External Evidence

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Tabley Hill Cemetery, Tabley Hill Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire Sylvia3155
MIC image (Ancestry) R58235
2/Lieutenant Reginald Alexander Forbes DOWNIE, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders R58235
LONDON GAZETTE 18 JULY, 1916 - Second Lieutenant R58235
ICRC - POW record R58235

Multimedia

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Memorial Inscription Sylvia3155
I. C. R. C john14663
The knutsford Centennial War Memorial Sylvia3155

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