Private Charles William Reid

 

Private Charles William Reid (aged 18) of the 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment (Annagh Beg near Ballinhassig, or Toureen)

Date of incident: 22 Oct. 1920

Sources: Death Certificate, 21 Oct. 1920 (incorrect date); II, 23, 28 Oct. 1920; CE, 23, 25, 26, 28 Oct. 1920; CC, 23 Oct. 1920; CCE, 23 Oct. 1920; CWN, 6 Nov. 1920; Frank Neville’s WS 443, 5 (BMH); Michael Coleman’s WS 1254, 7 (BMH); Ted O’Sullivan’s WS 1478, 23-24 (BMH); Michael J. Crowley’s WS 1603, 9 (BMH); Daniel Canty’s WS 1619, 17-19 (BMH); James Doyle’s WS 1640, 11-13 (BMH); Maurice Donovan’s WS 1736, 2-4 (BMH); Rebel Cork’s FS, 102-3; Barry (1949, 1989), 28-31; Sheehan (2011), 120; ‘The Irish Rebellion in the 6th Division Area’, Irish Sword, 27 (Spring 2010), 139; Kautt (2010), 153-56; Donnelly (2010), 186-95; irishmedals.org (accessed 28 July 2014); Commonwealth War Graves Commission;

http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/list-1921.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/ballinhassig/ballinhassig.html; http://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/ballinhassig/reid/reid.html (accessed 1 Aug. 2014).

 

Note: Reid was mortally wounded in the Ballinhassig ambush on 22 October 1920. He died of shock and hemorrhage at Bandon soon afterwards. His death certificate incorrectly states that he died on 21 October 1920. He was interred in Earlsfield Cemetery in the London borough of Wandsworth.

 


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