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L/Cpl C. REID 13532 2nd Bn KOSB, KIA 25/09/1916


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Hi all,

Charles Reid, L/CPL, 13582

King's Own Scottish Borderers, 2nd Battalion

Born Galashiels, Selkirk

Enlisted Jedburgh, Roxburgh

Residence Jedburgh, Roxburgh

Died 25 Sept 1916

Killed in action

Theatre France & Flanders

I can't locate any further info on this soldier, I was after a date of birth and info on what the 2nd Bn KOSB was up to on the 25/09/1916 the opening day for the battle of MOVAL, Somme. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers, Adam

Australia

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L Cpl Reid is given the number 13582 on Scottish National War Memorial ( probably their error).

Details

Surname REID

Firstname Charles

Service Number 13582

Date Death 25/09/1916

Decoration Place of birth Galashiels

Other 2nd Bn.

SNWM roll THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS

Rank L/Cpl

Theatre of death F.& F.

SNWM gives a further 15 men killed on that day.

Battle of Morval, attack on Lesboeufs

Battle of Morval.

Including the Capture of: Combles (56th) Lesbœufs (Guards, 6th) Gueudecourt (21st)

25 - 28 Sep

4th Army

3rd Corps 1st Div, 23rd Div, 50th Div

14th Corps Guards Div, 5th Div, 6th Div, 20th Div, 56th Div

15thCorps 21st Div, 55th Div, New Zealand Div

Aye

Malcolm

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