Watson, Reid Crossley

Regimental Number: 101612
Rank: Lance Corporal
Branch: 49th Battalion

Reid was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on June 25, 1893. In 1913 he came to the South Peace and filed on the northern half of 27-78-6-W6 as well as SE 23-78-6-W6. Reid enlisted in the Canadian Army in January of 1916. He died of wounds received at Courcelette on September 16, 1916, at the 6th Canadian Field Ambulance. A memorial service was held in Spirit River on October 1, 1916. Reid was buried at the Albert Communal Cemetery Extension in France.