Adam Ernest Reid Image

Name

Lieutenant Adam Ernest Reid

Born

1893-07-13

From

Occupation

School Teacher

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1916-09-17

Killed

Missing in Action

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Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-10-28


Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

54th Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-10-28



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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Notes

Newspapers state that Lt. Reid received the DSO for his actions during the raid that cost him his life. No military records have yet been found to confirm this award, or the Military Cross for which he was recommended in the 54th Battalion Diary.




Sources & Links

a) McLeod, Norman. “The History of the County of Bruce 1907-1968”, vol 2, Bruce County Historical Society, 1969. Print. ;
b) Bruce County Historical Society military project, A2016.007.001dd.
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


Walkerton Telescope Oct. 12, 1916
Walkerton Telescope Oct. 12, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, Nov. 2, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, Nov. 2, 1916
Reid Obituary Nov. 1916
Reid Obituary Nov. 1916
54th Battalion Diary referring to Reid, courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
54th Battalion Diary referring to Reid, courtesy of Library and Archives Canada
Bradley Community Centre plaque
Bradley Community Centre plaque
Roll of Honour for Ontario Teachers, 1914-1918
Roll of Honour for Ontario Teachers, 1914-1918
Adam Ernest Reid
Adam Ernest Reid

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