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George Reynolds

Rank: Private
Street: Richmond Street
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address: St. Michael's Road, Longford
Census 1901: Resident at St. Michael's Road
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Connaught Rangers, 4th Battalion
Regiment Number: 4385
Date of Death: 04-01-1918
Cause: Tuberculosis, Mullingar Asylum
Memorial: Mullingar Asylum (St. Loman's Hospital), Mullingar.

George was born c. 1893 in Longford. He enlisted in the Connaught Rangers Special Reserve at Boyle in January 1911. He served in France from the 7 October 1914 to 1915. He was discharged from the army on medical grounds in September 1915, likely at Renmore Barracks in Galway.

He was admitted into hospital care in Mullingar Asylum (now St. Loman's Hospital)* in August 1915 and passed away in January 1918 as a result of tuberculosis.

George was one of a family of 6, others including William, Patrick, Anne and Elizabeth. All except George were born in Leitrim. They lived on St. Michael's Road in 1901 and at that time George Snr. was a lamp-lighter.

Parents Names: Son of George Sr and Margaret Reynolds, Richmond Street, Longford.
Notes: Chelsea No. 86638E. May have suffered from 'shell shock', or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, triggering illness.

link to Civil Record of death

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