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Bindley, Reginald Clifford
1898 -


  • Enlisted:
  • at Kettering on 29 May 1916. Aged 18y 3m
  • Description:
  • height 5ft 4¾in; chest 34in; weight 113 lbs; eyes Blue; sight 6/6 6/6; physical development Good; marks Mole, back of right shoulder; defect Second toe both feet contracted. Fit for service in field at home & abroad.
  • Occupation:
  • Carpenter
  • Next of kin:
  • (Father) Thomas Bindley, 18 Havelock Street, Desborough

Service history

18 Jan 1917Appointed to 4th Battn Essex Regiment (5383)
21 Jan 1917Posted to 4th Battn Essex Regiment (5383)
04 Apr 1917Transferred to Machine Gun Corps (97468)
06 Jul 1917 Embarked Alexandria, arrived Zeitoun, Egypt, following day75th Battn Machine Gun Corps (97468)
13 Oct 1917Joined Company, Base Deport, Field
18 Nov 1917Illness: Malaria. To hospital
24 Nov 1917Discharged to duty
17 Dec 1917Illness: Hospital
22 Jan 1919Remark on discharge papers: "Reliable and steady under fire. Has taken a considerable interest in his work. Thoroughly trustworthy"
22 Jan 1919Demobbed.


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