Born: 24 September 1887 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Family: The fifth son of Henry and Elsie Reid of Park Street, Wellington, Shropshire. Arthur married Dora Sylvia Mary Meaton in 1915 and together they had 2 children – Doreen and Sheila.
Civilian Occupation: In 1911 he was employed as a florist; in 1939 his occupation was seedsman, florist and fruiterer.
Residence: In 1911 he was boarding at 74 Park Street, Camberley, Surrey. In 1939, the family were living at 7 Oxford Street, Newbury, Berkshire.
Died: On 8 February 1975 aged 87.
Regiment: Royal Air Force (previously Royal Naval Air Service)
Service Number: 239692 (previously F39692)
Date of Enlistment: 12 October 1917
Date of Discharge: 30 April 1920
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation