George Henry Reynolds

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details

Born: 12 August 1894 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 29 August the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church, Whitchurch.

Family: He was the youngest of three children born to Ridgway Reynolds, a labourer, and his wife Mary Ann. He married Olive Dora Fox in 1916 in Whitchurch and together they had two children – William R and Eric J.

Residence: From the time of his baptism until at least 1911 he live at 16 Newtown, Whitchurch. In 1939 he was living at the Black Bear Inn, High Street, Whitchurch. At the time of his death he lived at 3 Piccadilly, St. Mary’s Street, Whitchurch.

Employment: In 1911 he was an apprentice tailor; in 1916 he was a tailor. In 1939 he was a publican.

Died: In 1951 in Whitchurch, aged 56 and was buried on 13 August the same year in Whitchurch cemetery.

Military Details

Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

Rank: Private

Service Number: 4473

Date of Enlistment: 12 December 1915

Date of Discharge: 3 March 1916

Reason for Discharge: Not likely to become an effective soldier

Medals and Awards

None identified


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