We remember Alfred Reid

We remember Alfred Reid

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5481635 30th August 1893
1893
location 26 Jubilee Street, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:5481635 30th August 1893
1901
dates Age 7 Source:5481635 1901
1901
location 42 John Street, Castleton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:5481635 1901
1911
dates Age 17 Source:5481635 1911
1911
employment Iron fitter in textile machine makers' mill United Kingdom Source:5481635 1911
1913
location 38 Canal Street, Castleton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:5481660 1913
1913
dates Age 19 Source:6191201 26th August 1913
1913
enlistment Manchester United Kingdom Source:5481635 1st September 1913
1913
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 2nd class airman 862 RFC HQ Source:6191201 1st September 1913
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5481635 13th August 1914
1914
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 1st class airman 862 RFC No.1 Reserve Aeroplane Squadron Source:6191201 24th September 1914
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Corporal 862 RFC o.1 Reserve Aeroplane Squadron Source:6191201 1st May 1915
1915
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:5481635 1915
1916
internment pow Shumran, near Kut-el-Amara Iraq Source:5481635 29th April 1916 - 5th May 1916
1916
dates Age 23 Source:5481660 5th May 1916
service British Army Corporal 862 Royal Flying Corps Source:3694132
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) No.4 Squadron Source:5481635
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Corporal 862 Royal Flying Corps Source:3694132
1916
death Enteritis in POW camp following Siege of Kut Shumran Camp, near Kut-el-Amara Iraq Source:7504958 Source:5481635 5th May 1916
burial Bury Cemetery Basra Memorial Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Bury, Lancashire Shumran POW camp United Kingdom Iraq Source:5481635 Source:7504958
sibling Carrie Reid Source:6191201
sibling Maggie Reid Source:6191201
sibling William Edward Reid Source:6191201
sibling Harry Reid Source:6191201

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alfred
Initials A
Last Name Reid
Source 3694132
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
26 Jubilee Street, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 30th August 1893
38 Canal Street, Castleton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1913
42 John Street, Castleton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 862 Royal Flying Corps Corporal
Air Force (RAF/RFC) No.4 Squadron
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 862 Royal Flying Corps Corporal
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 862 RFC HQ 2nd class airman
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 862 RFC No.1 Reserve Aeroplane Squadron 1st class airman
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 862 RFC o.1 Reserve Aeroplane Squadron Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Feast mother
Edward Reid father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Carrie Reid sister
Maggie Reid sister
William Edward Reid brother
Harry Reid brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1913-08-26 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1893-09-14 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Edward1118
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Royal Air Force, Airmen's service records 1912-1939 Transcription charlie59580

External Evidence

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Alfred Reid: 862 Corporal , Royal Flying Corps, of Castleton, Lancashire (1893-1916). Edward1118
A Contemptible Little Flying Corps Edward1118
Diary of the Siege of Kut-el-Amara by Corporal Candy Edward1118

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Alfred Reid, RFC, c.1913-1914 Edward1118

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