Service no. 143376
Sapper, Corps of Royal Engineers, 104th Field Coy.
Born in Lambeth; enlisted at Croydon; lived in Lambeth
Killed in action on 20 January 1918, aged about 20
Remembered at Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, France
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911, Ernest Reynolds was a 13-year-old schoolboy, living at 20 Tradescant Road, South Lambeth. His father, George Reynolds, 49, was a joiner and carpenter from Lowestoft, Suffolk. His mother, Jeanie Reynolds, 45, was born in Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland. They had four surviving children (of five); Ethel Reynolds, 18, an mantle and coat maker, born in Westminster; George Reynolds, 16, who worked for a cinematographer, born in Westminster; Ernest Reynolds, born in Vauxhall; Mabel Reynolds, 11, born in Vauxhall.