REID, J R
|Date Joined:||5 October 1940||Date Discharged:||Died on Active Service 19 December 1941|
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John Reid was born 10 July 1922 andwas a Stoker 2nd Class when he died with the sinking of HMS NEPTUNE.
NEPTUNE was part of a fleet that patrolled in the Mediterranean during December 1941. On the 19th December she sailed into a minefield off the coast of Tripoli and sank. From a crew of 751, including 150 New Zealanders, there was only one survivor.
Reid was aged 19 when he lost his life aboard NEPTUNE.
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