|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Geelong, Victoria|
|School||Flinders School, Geelong, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Reeves, 119 Myers Street, Geelong, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the 70th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Geelong, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Son of Margaret REEVES. Native of Geelong, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 7th Bn, Gallipoli, 26 May 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 4 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to and taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Promoted Corporal, 4 March 1916.
Appointed Lance Sergeant, 30 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Promoted Sergeant, 3 July 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, REEVES Robert Edward|