image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper


Born: 1892, Depden, Suffolk.

Died: 28th March 1917; Died of Wounds received in action at Egypt.

Employed: with his paternal grandfather, Mr. Isaac Ambrose Reynolds, Cobnall Farm, Depden, Suffolk.

Enlistment Location: Chevington, Suffolk.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 240667

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion.

Formerly 2607, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Deir El Belah War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).




1901   Shop End, Depden, Suffolk.


Samuel was 9 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Samuel Ernest Reynolds, 35, a farm Bailiff, born Lawshall, Suffolk.

Eliza Reynolds (nee King), 33, born Diss, Norfolk.

Annie Eliza Reynolds, 12, born Depden, Suffolk.

Ethel May Reynolds, 7, born Depden.

Clementina Reynolds, 5, born Depden.

Sarah Ann Reynolds, 2, born Depden.

Ellen Rebecca Reynolds, 4 months, born Depden.


1911   Shop End, Depden.


Samuel was 18 years old, a Stockman – Farm. He was living with his parents, sisters & niece.

Samuel, 45, a Farmer’s Son – Farm.

Eliza, 43.

Clementina, 14.

Sarah, 11.

Ellen, 10.

Iris Reynolds, 3, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


Soldiers’ Effects to Eliza Reynolds – mother.


Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

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