Flight Lieutenant William Reid VC - No. 61 Squadron, RAFVR


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Name John Manson,
CRAIG
William,
REID
John,
SIMPSON
William George Drummond,
STEWART
Rank Second Lieutenant Flight Lieutenant Major Captain
Force 4th Bn, ( att'd 5th Bn ) Royal Scots Fusiliers No. 61 Squadron
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
42nd Regiment
( The Black Watch )
93rd Regiment
( Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders )
VC won Egypt,
5 June 1917
Raid on Düsseldorf,
3 November 1943
Fort Ruhya, Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858
Secundra Bagh, Lucknow, Indian Mutiny,
16 November 1857 *
London Gaz 2 August 1917 14 December 1943 27 May 1859 24 December 1858
Born Comrie, Perthshire,
5 March 1896
Baillieston, Glasgow,
21 December 1921
Edinburgh,
29 January 1826
Grandtully, Perthshire,
February 1831
Died 19 February 1970,
Crieff, Perthshire
28 November 2001,
Crieff, Perthshire
27 October 1884,
St Martin's, Perthshire
19 October 1868,
Hythe, Hampshire
Grave Ashes in family vault, Comrie Cemetery
Perth Crematorium
Crieff Cemetery St Martin's Churchyard, St Martins St Mary's Church, Grandtully ( vault )
Location
of VC
Not publicly held Sold at auction County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, CA, USA Not publicly held
Remarks None None None * Elected by the Regiment

PERTHSHIRE

Name Alexander,
THOMPSON



Rank Sergeant


Force 42nd Regiment
( The Black Watch )



VC won Fort Ruhya, Indian Mutiny,
15 April 1858



London Gaz 27 May 1859


Born Edinburgh,
1824



Died 29 March 1880,
Perth, Perthshire



Grave Wellshill Cemetery, Perth


Location
of VC
The Black Watch Museum, Perth


Remarks None


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