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James Reid

2609 Private

‘A’ Company, 1/7th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Brigade, 4th Division

Age: 20

Date of Death: 25.4.15

Buried: Menin Gate Memorial Panel 42 and 44

Family history: Only son of James and Jeannie Reid, 102 Main Street, Camelon. Prior to enlisting in September 1914 he was employed as a patternmaker at the Camelon Iron Foundry. He also held the rank of Lieutenant in the Camelon company of the Boys Brigade.

The action that lead to his death

See ‘25 April 1915 - The 7th Argyll's Have Made a Name that will Never Be Forgotten’ for full details of the action on 25 April.

Medals Awarded:

1915 Star, The British War Medal, Victory Medal

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