|Place of birth||Portland, Victoria|
|Address||Furner, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Brother, Christopher Alec. Reid, Furner, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in South Africa with B Squadron, Imperial Light Horse (2 years)|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1638B|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Divisional Ammunition Column|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Mary REID|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength of 1st Light Horse Reserve Regiment, Heliopolis, 1 March 1916.
Transferred to 5th Divisional Artillery, 21 April 1916; taken on strength of 5th Divisional Ammunition Column as a Gunner, 26 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 26 April 1916.
Appionted Driver, 7 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France from England, 8 September 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, no date stated.
Marched out of 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, 5 October 1916, and marched into Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, the same day.
Transferred to 5th Divisional Artillery, 30 October 1916; taken on strength of 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, 3 November 1916.
Regimental Number altered to 1638B, 3 November 1916.
Sent to hospital, 27 November 1916; admitted to No 38 Casualty Clearing Station, 28 November 1916; transferred to No 23 Ambulance Train, 29 November 1916; to No 2 General Hospital, Le Havre, 30 November 1916 (piles); discharged to Base Depot, 12 December 1916; marched into Australian General Base Depot, Etaples, 14 December 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 22 December 1916.
On leave to England, 20 July 1917; rejoined unit, 31 July 1917.
On leave to the United Kingdom, 18 March 1918; rejoined unit, 6 April 1918.
Marched of 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, 26 April 1918; marched into Australian General Base Depot for medical examination, 28 April 1918 (Asthma E.).
Proceeded to England, 18 May 1918; marched into No 2 Command Depot, 19 May 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 7 June 1918; disembarked Sydney, 1 August 1918; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), 17 August 1918.
Total war service: 2 years 352 days (of which 2 years 257 days were abroad).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||55|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 7 West, Grave 15), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, REID Francis William|