Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Reginald Kyte was born at Astley Abbotts in 1891 and was baptised at the parish church there on 3rd June. He was the son of William Kyte, a horse breaker, and his wife, Emily. They lived on Britons Lane, The Smithies. In 1911 Reginald was at home, working for his father.
Reginald served in the 1st Battalion, Welsh Regiment. His regiment had briefly served in France before being posted to Salonika. After the armistice it was sent to Gallipoli to occupy the Dardanelles Forts. Reginald died on 20th November 1918 at 85th Field Ambulance, Turkey - most likely of the Spanish 'flu. He is buried in Aru Burnu Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey.
Private Reginald Kyte, 34024, was awarded the Victory and British medals.
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