MajorREYNOLDS, DOUGLAS

Died 23/02/1916

Aged 33

83rd Bde.
Royal Field Artillery

V C

Husband of Mrs. Douglas Reynolds, of Clerkley Court, Leatherhead, Surrey.

Citation

An extract from the "London Gazette," Number 28976, dated 16th Nov., 1914, recording the award of V.C., reads

"At Le Cateau, on 26th Aug., he took up two teams and limbered up two guns under heavy Artillery and Infantry fire, and though the enemy was within 100 yards, he got one gun away safely. At Pisseloup, on 9th Sept., he reconnoitred at close range, discovered a battery which was holding up the advance and silenced it. He was severely wounded 15th Sept., 1914."

Buried at ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: Pas de Calais, France
Number of casualties: 11517

Cemetery/memorial reference: I. A. 20.

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