Constable Robert Reid served in the Royal Ulster Constabulary during World War Two. He was the son of William John Reid and the late Maggie Reid of 32 Springwell Street, Ballymena, Co. Antrim.
Robert joined the Royal Ulster Constabulary in August 1939, before the outbreak of World War Two. Before joining the police, he worked at Wilson’s Nurseries and Braidwater Mill. He was the leader of Ballymena Accordion Band and a member of the local Apprentice Boys of Derry. Robert had 3 sisters and 5 brothers including Gunner William John Reid and Lance Corporal James Reid.
Remembering the Glenravel Street Constables
|Last Name||First Name(s)||Rank||Information|
|Armstrong||Martin Robert||Constable||Killed aged 24 years old.|
|Campbell||Hugh||Constable||Killed aged 22 years old.|
|Lemon||William John||Constable||Killed aged 19 years old.|
|McKenna||James||Constable||Killed aged 22 years old.|
|Reid||Robert||Constable||Killed aged 22 years old.|