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32788   Private Thomas Alexander McReynolds
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 21/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 16th Battalion, Warwickshire Regiment (British Army)
Died: 09/10/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Thomas Alexander McReynolds was the son of T.A. McReynolds, Kingsmills, Stewartstown. Thomas volunteered for service when war was declared having previously served with the North Irish Horse before the war. He enlisted with the Dragoon Guards and was sent to France in 1914 where he was wounded twice. He transferred to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in the autumn of 1917 during the Third Battle of Ypres and shortly after joining he was reported missing during an advance at Polygon Wood, Belgium.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 23-28-163a
CWGC Casualty 1634142
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh War Memorial Coagh
2 Kingsmills Orange Hall Roll of Honour WW1 Coagh
3 St Andrews Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour Ardtrea
4 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 2 Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 224
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists McReynolds family 1901 census lists Thomas Alex as age 8 at house 1 in Edernagh, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists McReynolds family 1911 census lists Thomas Alex as age 18 at house 1 in Edernagh, Coagh, Tyrone
3 Ardboe Gallery McReynolds' Mill, Edernagh, Kingsmill - 7 May 2015
4 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
5 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Thomas Alexander McReynolds
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023