UNIQUE MEMORIAL PLAQUE & MEMORIAL SCROLL of 2nd LIEUT James Richard REED 8th ROYAL FUSILIERS, KIA F&F 24/11/17 during the Battle of Cambrai

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    JAMES RICHARD REED (on Plaque)

    2nd LIEUT JAMES RICHARD REED ROYAL FUSILIERS (on Memorial Scroll)



    Born 1892, the son of Frank & Elizabeth Reed of of 5 Kingston Terrace, Sleaford, Lincolnshire


    To France 25/8/14 as SS/502 PTE, Army Service Corps


    Commissioned 2nd Lieut 30/5/17


    Posted 8th Royal Fusiliers


    KIA F&F 24/11/17 in the Battle of Cambrai


    Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial


    His Officers Papers exist at TNA, ref: WO 339/90254 but we have not checked them


    With original waxed card Plaque Case


    Note: '8th Bn - K in Action - 24 Nov 1917-1917 Cambrai' has been typed onto base of the scroll, which is pasted onto a heavy card backing board



    With copy of his Medal Index Card, Officers Died & CWGC details plus supporting research documentation


    Condition: Scroll in Good Condition; Plaque NEF