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23188   Private Hamilton Patterson McReynolds
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 12/06/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 10/03/1897
Died: 12/03/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 19
Hamilton McReynolds was the youngest son of Hugh and Jean McReynolds. He was born at Donaghey, Sherrygroom on 10th March 1897. He was the second of four children. His father was an agricultural labourer. Prior to enlistment Hamilton was employed at Sessiagh, Stewartstown. He enlisted with the Inniskillings on 15th May 1915 and went to France with the Ulster Division. Private Hamilton McReynolds was severely wounded by shrapnel from enemy shell fire on the 9th March 1916. He died of wounds on Sunday 12th March 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. 1
  Doullens, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 2-E-9
CWGC Casualty 83206
Doullens is a town in the Department of the Somme, approximately 30 kilometres north of Amiens on the N25 road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery and Extensions lie on the eastern side of the town, about 270 metres south-east of the road to Arras.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Donaghenry Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWI Stewartstown
2 Stewartstown Cenotaph - WWI Stewartstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 104
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McReynolds family 1901 census lists Hamilton as age 4 at house 2 in Ross, Stewartstown
2 1911 Census lists McReynolds family 1911 census lists Hamilton as age 14 at house 20 in Donaghey, Stewartstown
3 Photo of Private Hamilton McReynolds's grave
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Hamilton P McReynolds' grave can be purchased here
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