Sitter: Second Lieutenant Patrick Percival Cargill Reid (1884-1917)
Second Lieutenant Patrick Percival Cargill Reid, born 1884 died 5th May 1917, Battle of Guemappe (Pas-de-Calais, France).
Educated at Marlborough, left in 1902 (at age 18) to travel the world.
He was the great-nephew of Sir James Reid, 1st Baronet of Ellon, Personal Physcian-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V and the nephew of Lieutenant Colonel Percival Lester Reid, C.B.E., (educated Eton, O.B.E. after WW1, C.B.E. in Home Guard after WW2). He was the son of a prominent banker who has been helped in his career by Lord Revelstoke of Barings Bank, the father of Lady Reid (Sir James' wife)
Date: c. 1916 (before he joined, in 1917, the Queen's Westminster Rifles)
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Acknowledgements: Christopher M Reid (sitter's grandson)