WILLIAM HAGGER REYNOLDS

 

 

Born: 1894, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 29th March 1918; age 24; KiA.

Enlistment Details: Date: 21st August 1913; Age: 19 years & 8 months; Location: Ipswich; Occupation: Turner & Fitter; Address: 436, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 4 ins.

Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 244970

Regiment: Royal Engineers, Electrical & Mechanical Coy.

Served 4 years & 221 days.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 – 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 10 to 13.

Pozieres Memorial,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ernest William & Susannah Reynolds, of 3, Phoenix Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Stone Lodge, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

William was 7 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Ernest William Reynolds, 32, a Coachman – Domestic, born Blyford, Suffolk.

Susannah Reynolds (nee Weavers), 29, born Beccles, Suffolk.

Ernest Albert Reynolds, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1911   436, Woddbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

William was 17 years old, a Mechanic – Brass Foundry. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Ernest, 14, a Butcher.

Ruby Janet Reynolds, 9, born Ipswich.

 

On the 8th May 1921, Ernest William Reynolds received his late son’s 1914-1915 Star. On the 18th May 1922, Ernest received William’s Victory & British War medals.

 

Royal Engineers, Electrical & Mechanical Coy

 

 

 

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