We remember Robert Reeder

We remember Robert Reeder

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Timeline

1893
birth Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada Source:9621266 18th June 1893
1895
sibling Charles Reeder Source:9623430 1895
1914
education Teacher Training during which time Robert had placements at Latchmere School and Shillington Street School. At the time of his enlistment Robert was teaching at Barton Road Schools, Dover. Marjon College Plymouth United Kingdom Source:9621266 January 1914 - March 1915
1914
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain (Flight Commander) Manchester Regiment, Royal Flying Corp Source:9623430 4th August 1914 - 1st March 1915
1915
service British Army Manchester Regiment 10th Battalion Source:9623430 1st March 1915 - 15th April 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flying Officer Manchester 53rd Squadron RFC Source:9623430 15th April 1917 - 1st August 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9623430 15th April 1917 - 6th January 1918
1917
marriage Mabel Gertrude Nowers Source:9621266 28th August 1917 - 6th January 1918
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Manchester Regiment 10th Battalion, 6th Squadron Source:9623430 1st November 1917 - 6th January 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain (Flight Commander) Manchester Regiment 6th Squadron RFC Source:9623430 1st January 1918 - 6th January 1918
service British Army Captain Manchester Regiment Source:3685682
service British Army Captain Royal Flying Corps Source:3685682
location 13 De Burgh Street, Dover, kent United Kingdom their own address Source:9621266
location 19a Emmanuel Road. Balham, London United Kingdom parents address Source:9621266
1918
death Killed in Action While undertaking flying training in his RE8 aircraft number B6493 Captain Reeder collided with another RE8 aircraft number B5035 piloted by Captain WA Scales nr Molliens au Bois. Molliens au Bois, Somme France Source:9623176 6th January 1918
burial Doullens Communal Cemetery, Extension No.1 CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Doullens, Somme France Plot IV, Row A, Grave No.12 Source:9627394

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert
Initials R
Last Name Reeder
Source 3685682
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
13 De Burgh Street, Dover, kent United Kingdom their own address
19a Emmanuel Road. Balham, London United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Manchester Regiment Captain
British Army Royal Flying Corps Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Manchester Regiment 10th Battalion, 6th Squadron Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Manchester 53rd Squadron RFC Flying Officer
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Manchester Regiment 6th Squadron RFC Captain (Flight Commander)
British Army Manchester Regiment 10th Battalion
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Manchester Regiment, Royal Flying Corp Captain (Flight Commander)
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lillian Maud Reeder mother
Captain Robert Reeder father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Reeder brother 1895
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel Gertrude Nowers wife 28th August 1917

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Dover War Memorial project Crispin54960
Records from National Archives AIR 76 Crispin54960
Private Leslie Nowers' service in the First World War Crispin54960

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Captain Robert Reeder Crispin54960
Mabel Reeder, nee Nowers Crispin54960
Captain Robert Reeder Crispin54960
CWG Doullens Cemetery Registry of Names Crispin54960
Doullens Cemetery grave registration form Crispin54960
Captain Reeder in his RE8 aircraft Crispin54960
Private Leslie Nowers Crispin54960

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