Born: 11 July 1891 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 7 August the same year in St. Alkmund’s Church, Whitchurch.
Family: He was the eldest of six surviving children born to George Porter, a railway worker, and his wife Margaret. He married Jane Jones in 1918 in Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales and together they had two children – Charles A and Stanley E.
Residence: His family was living in Edgeley, Whitchurch at the time of his baptism, living in Edgeley Road in 1901. In 1911 the family lived at 47 Edgerton Road, Whitchurch although Reginald was not living with them. The 1919 Absent Voters’ Register records his address as 7 Claypit Terrace, Whitchurch which was the address he lived at in 1939. At the time of his death he lived at 33 Grindley Brook, Whitchurch.
Employment: In 1939 he was a telecommunications foreman working for the GPO Engineering Department.
Died: In 1964 in Whitchurch, aged 73, and was buried on 13 April that year in Whitchurch cemetery.
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Service Number: 93810
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Not known