Reginald Browning was born in Didmarton, Gloucestershire, in 1888. By 1901, the family had moved to Wolverhampton and were living at 73 Bright Street. Reginald was living with his parents, Frederick and Emily Browning, brother Herbert, and a boarder, William T. Shepherd.
Reginald enlisted in the 2nd Battalion of the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (number 41027). Unfortunately, he died on 17 August 1917 at the age of 29. He is commemorated at the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium, as well as at St Peter’s Church in the Lady Chapel.