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Reginald Thomas Salmon

Reginald Thomas Salmon

Date of Birth

1 January 1894


Borough Road College


Teacher at Higher Grade School, Wood Green

Service number


WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

East Yorkshire Regiment, 7th Battalion

Theatre of war


Date of death

12 May 1917


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


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.


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