The Intelligencer February 27, 1918 (page 1)
“Belleville Aviator Appointed Instructor. Douglas Reid Completes Aviation Training in Texas and Is Appointed Instructor.
The following telegram was received today by Mr. C. M. Reid from his son Douglas, who is in the Royal Flying Corps at Fort Worth, Texas:
‘Received the terrible news about Harold’s death Monday. Finished my training as a cadet and have been chosen to remain instructing at Hick’s Camp, will not be home for some time. Hope mother will feel easy as I am not likely to go overseas for some time.’ Douglas Reid.”