Charles Reid

Charles Reid (James Charles Reid)*
Rank: Private
Service No: 10500
Place of Birth: Rutherglen
Date of Death: 16/05/1915
Theatre of Death: F&F
Regiment/Service: Scots Guards (2nd Bn.)
Le Touret Memorial

Rutherglen Lore information: Son of Mrs Reid, 17 Hamilton Road, Rutherglen.
Soldier’s Effects information: Mother Isabella Reid.
1901 census information:
Address: 10 Wardlawhill Street,  Rutherglen.
Father: George (42) inspector Clyde Navigation Trust, born about 1859 in St Andrews.
Mother: Isabella (41) born about 1860 in Haddington.
Sister: Jessie (13) born about 1888 in Hamilton.
Sister: Marguerite (12) born about 1889 in Glasgow.
Brother: Douglas (10) born about 1891 in Glasgow.
Self: Charles (4) born about 1897 in Rutherglen.

*There is a Charles Reid as well as a J C Reid on the cenotaph. However, I believe they are the same person as I can find no record of JC Reid in the army records and the only birth in Rutherglen in the correct time frame is James Charles Reid born 1896.