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Forename(s): John Shute
Place of Birth: Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales
Service No: ---
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment / Corps / Service: South Wales Borderers
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion attd. 87th Trench Mortar Battery
Division: 29th Division
Date of Death: 1917-08-17
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. I. 20.
CWGC Cemetery: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SEDBERGH SCHOOL, YORKSHIRE
John Shute Reid was the son of Edgar and Caroline Reid, née Shute. Edgar was born at Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales and Caroline at Farnworth, Lancashire.
1901 Swansea, Glamorgan Census: 200, St. Helens Road - John Shute Reid, aged 3 years, born Swansea, son of Edgar and Caroline Reid.
1911 Malvern Wells, Worcestershire Census: The Belvedere - John Reid, aged 13 years, born Swansea, Glamorgan. [John was at a preparatory school.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: 2/Lt John Shute Reid, South Wales Borderers (87th Trench Mortar Battery). Theatre of War first served in: France. Date of entry therein: ( - ). Correspondence: Major E. Reid, 164, St. Helen's Road, Swansea.
Photograph courtesy of Sedbergh School Archive and Heritage Centre.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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2nd Lieutenant John Shute REID
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: South Wales Borderers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 29th Division
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