Served with Southend Borough Constabulary and died on Oct 5, 1943.

Reginald Kitchener Ford was the son of Reginald and Alice Ford, of Thornton Heath, Surrey and had been born in Kent. He is thought to have completed some military service during the 1930s and been on the reserve list at the outbreak of the war.

He died on Tuesday, 5th October 1943 while serving as Serjeant 5181732 with the 67 (2/5th Battalion. The East Surrey Regt.) Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Reginald was aged 27.

He was buried in II. D. 20. at the Salerno War Cemetery in Italy.