2 May 1915 : James Reynolds

Born Southend on Sea, 18 February 1893 

Eldest son of James Reynolds (Solicitor) and Annie (née Lowe) in a family of three. 

In 1901, are 8, the family lived of five with two domestic servants at 6 Whitworth Road, Croydon.  

Educated a Dulwich College and gained his BA in Law at London University. An article solicitor he enlisted for active service at the outbreak of war. He joined the London Rifle Brigade. He serced in France from November 1914 and was killed in action at th the Second Battle of Ypres 2 May 1915. 

Buried at Forturn, near Ypres.

James Reynolds  1/5th Battn (London Rifle Brigade) The London Regiment. (TF)

KIA 2 May 1915

Source: Du Ruvigny’s Vol. V