27 August 1918 Reginald Gordon Sellers was killed in action on this day (1)

Private Reginald Gordon Sellers

Reginald Sellers was born on 26 November 1895 in Somerford Magna. Having moved to London he attended Blackhorse Road Boys' Elementary School, Walthamstow from 1 April 1903 until 28 October 1909. He was working as an Insurance Clerk when he enlisted.

He was serving as a Private in the 4th Battalion, The City of London Regiment, Royal Fusiliers, when he was killed on 27 August 1918, aged 22, at the Battle of the Scarpe.

He is buried in Peronne Road Cemetery.

27 August 1918 killed in action

Research by Malcolm J Doolin


The Boys of Blackhorse Road. The Story of an Elementary School War Memorial. Malcolm J Doolin (2016) Astra Publications.