REECE William Robert
Regiment : C Company 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 29875
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 26 on 21st May 1917
Buried : Croisilles British Cemetery, France, Grave I. B. 20.
Birthplace : Stourbridge, Worcestershire, resident and enlisted Redditch, Worcestershire
Relatives : Son of John and Mary Reece; husband of Ada Jennie Stanley (formerly Reece), 40 Peakman St., Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Headless Cross The Bridge Church formerly St Luke's Church as Robert W. Reece.
The birth of Robert William Reece is registered in the June Quarter 1890 under the Stourbridge Registration District. At some point his Christian names appear to be been reversed as William R. Reece married Ada J. Treadgold in the December Quarter 1915 in the Bromsgrove Registration District. He is listed on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Soldiers Died in the Great War as William Robert Reece.