Date of birth: 1897
Date of death: 5/4/1918
Place of death:
Service number: 44573
Regiment: 7th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Cemetery location: Section A
Where remembered: Names-Au-Val British Cemetery
Alec was born in Ashby de la Zouch, the fourth son of John and Mary Hulme Reed of Elmville Avenue, Scarborough. He worked as a bank clerk for the Union of London and Smith’s Bank on Westborough, Scarborough.
He died of wounds in France on 5/4/1918 aged 21.
Mary Hulme Reed I Wife of John T Reed I Died July 6 1912 aged 52 years I also of Pte Alex John Reed KOYLI I Fourth son of the above I Died of wounds in France April 5 1918I aged 21 years faithful unto death I Also of Ernest Hume Reed I Eldest son of the above who died March 15 1924 aged 37 years. “Till we meet again”