REA John A
Regiment : 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 8520
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 26th September 1915
Buried : Commemorated on Loos Memorial, France, Panel 64 and 65.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
On the 1911 census he seems to be known at Albert Rea, aged 19, Fish Hook Filer, lived with his father, Thomas and step mother Rhoda and siblings at 97 Lodge Road, Redditch.
John Rea enlisted in the Worcestershire Regiment in 1910. He was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.