7th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/03/1916 (Died of Illness)
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.
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.