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   2nd Lieutenant James Andrew Reynolds
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Dated added: 02/03/2017   Last updated: 14/11/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 31/01/1896
Died: 02/03/1916 (Died of Illness)
Age: 20
James Andrew Reynolds was the son of Thomas William and Marcella Elizabeth Reynolds. The family lived in Scotch Street, Dungannon, from where Thomas ran the family business. Thomas had a chemist and grocer shop. James Reynolds was born on 31st January 1896. Tragically, his mother died just two weeks after he was born. By 1901, the four children were living with their aunt in Ballycastle. By 1911, the family had moved to Belfast. 2nd Lieutenant James Andrew Reynolds enlisted and was with the 7th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers. During training, James fell ill and died of at the family home in Belfast on 2nd March 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Drumcoo Cemetery
  Dungannon, Co Tyrone
Grave Ref: No Ref
CWGC Casualty -1
Drumcoo Cemetery is in Dungannon next to the Coalisland Road roundabout. There are three Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war. There are also three casualties of the 1939-1945 war. There is a also a memorial to George Knox McKinley.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists James' father Does not list James as living with his father at house 34 in Scotch Street, Dungannon
2 1901 Census lists Reynolds family Lists James as age 5, living with relatives at house 36 in North Street, Ballycastle, Antrim
3 1911 Census lists Reynolds family Does not list James as living with the family at house 1 in Eglantine Avenue, Windsor Ward, Antrim
4 Bedford Grammar School ROH 2,350 members of the school served in the Great War.
5 London Gazette - 19/10/1915 Issue: 29333 page: 10284 - ill-health notice
6 National Archives UK More information - not available online
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021