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
In 1911 Ernest Reynolds, 13, lived in three rooms at 20 Tradescant Road, South Lambeth. His father, George Reynolds, 49, was a joiner and carpenter originally from Lowestoft, Suffolk. His mother, Jeanie, 45, was from Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland. Ernest had three siblings, Ethel, 18, a mantle and coat maker, George, 16, a cinematographer, and Mabel, 11, at school. Ernest was born in Vauxhall. He enlisted at Croydon.