Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
110652   Gunner Austin McReynolds
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 20/04/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
Royal Garrison Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
24/03/1897
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Austin McReynolds was the son of Thomas Alexander and Mary Eliza McReynolds. He was born on 24th March 1897 in the Coagh area. He was one of at least nine children. The family had a farm near Kingsmills. His father was a Rural District Councillor. Austin McReynolds served with the Royal Garrison Artillery. Gunner McReynolds went through the 1915 Gallipoli campaign. He subsequently served in Egypt and then in France. By February 1918 he was serving in Italy.
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Local Memorial Details
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1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
2 Kingsmills Orange Hall Roll of Honour WW1 (Served) Coagh
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McReynolds family Lists Austin as age 4 at house 1 in Edernagh, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists McReynolds family Lists Austin as age 14 at house 5 in Edernagh, Coagh, Tyrone
3 Brother - Thomas A McReynolds Also served. Died in the the war
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
Coagh & District in WW1
2018-2020