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1134   Private Robert McReynolds
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 06/09/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 6th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 14/08/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 29
Summary      
Robert McReynolds was the son of John and Margaret McReynolds. He was born in Lisburn about 1886. By the time of the 1901 census the family was living in Linfield St, Dungannon. Robert was working as a Linen Band Tier. He was 16 years old. His father was a labourer. Robert enlisted in Glasgow in 1914. He joined the 1st/6th Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry.Private Robert McReynolds was killed in action on 14th August 1915 during the Gallipoli Campaign and is buried in Lancashire Landing Cemetery in Turkey. He was 29.The CWGC notes that at the time of his death,. Robert was the husband of Mary McReynolds. She later became Mary Murray of 12 Parker Street, Whiteinch, Glasgow.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lancashire Landing Cemetery
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Grave G-57
CWGC Casualty 600146
Summary      
Follow the road to Helles opposite the Kabatepe Museum. At 14.2kms take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 21.6 kms. you will find the cemetery on your right.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
3 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Holdfast Loyal Orange Lodge No 1620.
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McReynolds family Lists Robert as age 16 living with the family at house 18 in Linfield St, Dungannon, Tyrone
2 Friends School Project Details of Robert McReynolds
3 Scots at War Confirmation of general information.
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Robert McReynolds headstone can be purchased here.