Gladys Eileen Reis (1892 – ? )

Gladys Eileen born in 1892 in Kelvin, Glasgow, the daughter of Charles Lionel and Elizabeth Woodburn) ReisGladys Eileen Reis Birth edited

She married Albert Calder on 11 August 1916 at 5 Roseberry Terrace. Glasgow.Gladys Eileen Reis Marriage1edited

Albert was killed in action on 28 March 1918 at Gezaincourt, France.

Gladys then married Ernest Campbell on 14 October 1919 at Plantation United Free Church, Cornwall Street, Glasgow.Gladys Eileen Reis Marriage2 edited

Gladys and Ernest belong to Reis Generation Three; their son belongs to Reis Generation Four and is:

  1. John Douglas Calder

NOTE: On both of her marriage certificates Gladys has written ‘M.A.’, so she was probably a graduate of Glasgow University. Her sister Vera Dagmar was a witness to her second marriage. Ernest Campbell is listed as ‘Electrical Engineer’ on the marriage certificate.

Debt of Honour Register
“C” Bty. 211th Bde., Royal Field Artillery
who died on
Thursday 28 March 1918. Age 31.
Additional Information: Son of Alexander and Jessie Calder, of Dundee; husband of Gladys Eileen Reis Calder, of 20, Doune Terrace, Glasgow.
Grave or Reference Panel Number: I. H. 30.
Location: Gezaincourt is a village a little south-west of the town of Doullens, halfway between the main roads from Doullens to Abbeville and Doullens to Amiens. The Communal Cemetery and Extension are on the east side of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost outside Doullens on the road towards Amiens.
Historical Information: The Extension was opened in March, 1916, and used until March, 1917, and again from March to October, 1918. The burials were carried out, in most cases, from Casualty Clearing Stations and (in June to August, 1918) from the 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital. There are now over 600, 1914-18 and nearly 10, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. The Cemetery Extension covers an area of 2,412 square metres.
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