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1134   Private Robert McReynolds
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 31/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 6th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 14/08/1915 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 29
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
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 Scots at War Confirmation of general information.
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Robert McReynolds headstone can be purchased here.
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