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Reginald Thomas Salmon

Reginald Thomas Salmon

Date of Birth

1 January 1894

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Sciences, 1912-1914

Job(s)

Teacher at Higher Grade School, Wood Green

Service number

Unknown

WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

East Yorkshire Regiment, 7th Battalion

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

12 May 1917

Buried/memorial

Arras Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Bay 4 and 5)

Biography

Second Lieutenant Reginald Thomas Salmon was the son of Thomas Harlan and Mabel Salmon. He attended Borough Road College for two years, receiving a distinction in his teaching module, before graduating in 1914 with Intermediate Sciences. Salmon enlisted in the Royal Engineers and was later commissioned into the 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. He was killed on the 12 May 1917 aged 24.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, 1915 Annual reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), Picture provided by Stephanie Hornett