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Name: Robert REYNOLDS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: R Service No.: 24/816
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Leadgate, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 34
Unit: 24th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (1st Tyneside Irish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 21 South View, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: 22 River View, Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 12th January 1918
Place of Death: France
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Wancourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. I.D.28
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of James and Alice Reynolds of 22 North View, Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Margaret Reynolds of 19 Lister Avenue, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brothers: Frank, Hugh, and Thomas. Sisters: Delia, and Lizzie.
Notes : Robert enlisted in the colours on 30th March 1914. Robert's older brother, Frank R, was wounded whilst serving with the 13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. His other brother Thomas, aged eighteen years served with the 16th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. Thomas had enlisted at Cramlington, 28th July 1915. He was discharged from the Army as unfit, 30th August 1915.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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