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04 May 1896
Wakefield
Reginald was the son of Reginald Gustavus Lincoln Anderson a school headmaster and Blanche Gertrude Anderson. Reginald and Blanche had three sons Arthur E P, Bernard Gordan and Reginald Dudley Bawden. In 1911 the family was living at Ashfield House York Street Wakefield.
He attended St Cuthbert's College between 1906 and 1908 and was a miniong engineer in 1911
01 Jul 1916
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Second Lieutenant
11th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment
Reginald first served as a sergeant in the Lincolnshire Yeomanry. He was later commissioned and became 2nd Lieutenant in the 15th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. His medal index card shows he first entered a theatre of war in France on 14th September 1914.
Redan Ridge Cemetery No 2 Beaumont-Hamel, France. His brother Bernard Gordan Anderson a Lieutenant in the 10th battalion Lincolnshire regiment was a Military Cross winner and died on 8th August 1916 aged 25 years and is buried in Wakefield Cemetery
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  • Reginald Dudley Bawdwen Anderson -
  • Portrait of Reginald Dudley Bawdwen Anderson.
Courtesy of Worksop College
    Reginald Dudley Bawdwen Anderson - Portrait of Reginald Dudley Bawdwen Anderson. Courtesy of Worksop College
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking the grave of Reginald Dudley Bawden Anderson at Redan Ridge Cemetery no 2
Courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Reginald Dudley Bawden Anderson - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking the grave of Reginald Dudley Bawden Anderson at Redan Ridge Cemetery no 2 Courtesy of Peter Gillings