Reid, Thomas Dunlop

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Reid, Thomas Dunlop

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Thomas Dunlop Reid was born on the 9th of October 1897, one of six children of Margaret and Andrew Reid, a bottle and coffee packer. He attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1914 to 1916 as a part-time student in drawing and painting. During the First World War, Reid served for three and a half years, in the Scottish Rifles and the Highland Light Infantry before being discharged due to tuberculosis and a gunshot wound to the head. He returned home to Glasgow in 1919 and worked as a drapery warehouseman. Reid married a coworker, Catherine Blackley in 1928 at age 30. Thomas Dunlop Reid is commemorated in The Glasgow School of Art's First World War Roll of Honour.

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