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1134   Private Robert McReynolds
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/09/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 6th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 31/03/1884
Died: 14/08/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 31
Robert McReynolds was the son of John and Margaret McReynolds. He was born on 31st March 1884 in Lisburn. 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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lancashire Landing Cemetery
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Grave G-57
CWGC Casualty 600146
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 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
2 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
3 Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Holdfast Loyal Orange Lodge No 1620
2 Union Place National School, Dungannon
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists McReynolds family Lists Robert as age 16 living with the family at house 18 in Linfield St, Dungannon, Tyrone
2 Lisburn in the Great War Details of Robert McReynolds
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 Scottish National War Memorial Brief details of Private Robert McReynolds
6 Ulster Star - 19/11/2015 Visit to Private Robert McReynolds grave
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Robert McReynolds headstone can be purchased here.
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023