Reginald Reseigh GLUYAS


GLUYAS, Reginald Reseigh

Service Number: 5029
Enlisted: 23 July 1917, 14th Reinforcements Enlisted in Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Edithburgh, South Australia, 24 September 1888
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Edithburgh School & Stott & Hoare Business College, Adelaide
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 17 August 1918, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Plot IV, Row C, Grave 28
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Edithburgh WW2 Roll of Honor, Edithburgh War Memorial, Myrtle Bank War Memorial, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley St. Augustine's Church Roll of Honour, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5029, 32nd Infantry Battalion, 14th Reinforcements Enlisted in Adelaide
22 Dec 1917: Involvement Private, SN 5029, 32nd Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1917: Embarked Private, SN 5029, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
22 May 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred to 50th Battalion, D Company in the field
17 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 5029, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Reginald Reseigh GLUYAS was born on 24th October, 1898 in Edithburgh in South Australia 

His parents were Francis (Frank) Turnbull GLUYAS and Alice Louisa RESEIGH - he was their only son and had two sisters Vera & Dorothy

He had 2 months previous service with the Senior Cadets of the 75th Battalion before he enlisted in Adelaide on 23rd July, 1917 with the 32nd Battalion. He was with the 14th reinforcements who embarked from Melbourne on 22nd December, 1917 on HMT Ulysses - he later transferred to the 50th Battalion in the Field on 22nd May, 1918

Reginald was wounded in action by gunshots to the abdomen on 17th August, 1918 & later died at the 55th Casualty Clearing Station in France

He is buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France and also commemorated on the Australian War Memorial -

He was awarded the British War Medal & the Victory Medal.