THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes


READER, REGINALD EDWARD

Short Service.
Attestation of
No. 20199 Reginald Edward Reader 19th Btn. Kings Royal Rifle Corps.
 
Reginald Edward Reader.
1, Sunnymead Villas, Fairfield Road,
Burgess Hill.
Age. 29 years 5 months.
Occ. Assistant Inspector Insurance Company.
 
Next of kin Phoebe Clara Reader, 1, Alfred Road, Dover, Kent. Wife.
 
Died of wounds, 7th Can Gen Hos. Etaples, Rfm. 17/5/17.
 
Gun shot wound knee L 5/5/17.
Gun shot wound Etaples 6/5/17.
Died from wounds 17/5/17.
 
Effects returned, 1 Metal Mirror, 3, Discs, 2, Numerals, Tobacco Pouch, Wallet, 2 Note Books, and Pair Scissors.
 
Widow of soldier Phoebe Clara Reader, 26, Heathfield Avenue, Dover.
 
Children.
Ronald Edward Reader, born June 10th 1912, 26, Heathfield Avenue, Dover.
Joan Phoebe Reader, born 31st May 1916, as above.
 
Father, William Reader, 62, Buckland Avenue, Dover.
Mother Clara Ann Reader, as above.
 
Brothers.
William Reader, age 38, 2, North Street, Dover.
Bertie Bishop Reader, age 30, Crabble Hill, Dover.
Harold Norton, age 28, 62, Buckland Avenue, Dover.
Alfred Leslie Reader, age 19, Manor Street, Clapham (?)
 
Sisters.
Edith Clara Reader, age 36, Union House, Kent.
Winifred May Boothroyde, age 25, 62, Buckland Avenue, Dover.
Ethel Gladys Reader, age 23, as above.


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