REED, Alec John


Rank: Private

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

Biographical Information

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”

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