Lt Duncan Flower Cunningham Reid

Submit a new image

Reference WMO222490

Address:

Holy Trinity Church

Old Town

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warks

CV37 6BG

England

Open large map
Edit memorial location & address
Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Wall mounted, nowy-headed marble tablet & portrait orientated rectangular backboard. At top of tablet in relief is a scabbarded sword, strap hanging over nowy-head & point resting on a moulded-edged shelf. Beneath the shelf is an incised inscription area, lettering infilled in black. Below inscription is a corbelled base rail with moulded upper edges.
Edit memorial details
Report this condition update
View more details

SIC ITER AD ASTRA. / WITH GLORY TO GOD AND IN PERFECT MEMORY OF / OUR BELOVED / LIEUT. DUNCAN FLOWER CUNNINGHAM REID. / 29TH LANCERS (DECCAN HORSE) AND R.F.C. / ELDER SON OF MRS. E.. KINGSCOTE AND THE LATE REV. A. REID / HE SERVED IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR FROM AUGUST 1914. / IN OCTOBER 1915 HE ATTACHED TO THE R.F.C. / AND ON DECR. 19TH. 1915, WAS KILLED IN AN AERIAL BATTLE OVER OOSTCAMP, BELGIUM, / 60 MILES BEHIND OUR LINES FIGHTING ALONE, / FOR HALF AN HOUR SURROUNDED BY GERMAN AEROPLANES ONE OF WHICH HE BROUGHT DOWN, / THEREBY SAVING THE LIVES OF THE 2 MEN IN THE MACHINE HE WAS GUARDING, / THUS ENABLING THEM TO GET BACK WITH THEIR INFORMATION. / THE ENEMY SENT WORDS OF ADMIRATION FOR HIS "MOST GALLANT FIGHT" / AND BURIED HIM WITH MILITARY HONOURS / TRUE LOVE BY LIFE, TRUE LOVE BY DEATH IS TRIED / LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND, HE FOR ENGLAND DIED. / ( ....... ) / PLACED HERE BY THEIR MOTHER AND BROTHER CAPT. A. STRATFORD REID, D.F.C., R.A.F., R.E.

Lieut. Duncan Flower Cunningham Reid, Mrs E Kingscote, Rev A Reid, Capt A Stratford Reid DFC RAF RE

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required

Information Required