Charles Reid

Bank: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Place of work: Broughty Ferry branch

Died: 15 April 1918


Charles Dickson Reid was born in 1899, the son of Charles Stuart Reid. In January 1915, when he was 15 years old, Reid went to work for the Royal Bank of Scotland as an apprentice at its Broughty Ferry branch.


During the First World War Reid left the bank to join the army, becoming a Private in the Seaforth Highlanders. He died on the Western Front on 15 April 1918. He was 18 years old.


Charles Reid is commemorated on a bank war memorial at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

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