REID, Colin Barclay - W46104, WX29320

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Original items held by the Army Museum of Western Australia

Captain Colin Barclay Reid
Conflict World War 2
Service Arm Citizen Military Force
Australian Imperial Force
Unit 12th Australian Advance Workshop
Service No. W46104, WX29320
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 28 July 1913
Date of Death 12 June 1998
Relatives Wife - Paula Borrett
Son - Don Reid

Certificate of Service and personal papers

Newspaper clipping - "Josephine kept the flag flying", Australasian Post, December 20, 1956

Newspaper clipping - "Miracle in the Rainforest", MAN, October 1963

Photo album compiled by Colin Reid. The original photos are held by the family and only photocopies were available to digitise.


Story - "Be Good Little Brother"

"The Battle of Britain - An Air Ministry Account of the Great Days from 8th August - 31st October, 1940"

The Battle Of Britain

There were several copies of the "Guinea Gold" newspaper amongst the papers. They are linked here.

Guinea Gold - Volume 3 Number 85
Guinea Gold - Volume 3 Number 172
Guinea Gold - Volume 3 Number 174
Guinea Gold - Volume 3 Number 271

Routine Orders, Part 1, 11th August 1945

Passes and travel information

A.A. Book 84, A booklet giving advice for discharge from the services, revised January 1946; and other discharge information.

Army Rehabilitation - Advice to Army Personnel Awaiting Discharge

Obligations and Status of Officers After Termination of War Services

Demobilisation Procedure Book

This is a humorous poem written about a fellow officer, Lt Col F. J. Bradley who was CO of 12th Advanced Workshop.

Poem written by J. K Beard on 15th September 1945 - "Comrades"

Documents written in Japanese.