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VC09   William Reynolds

BORN  1827

DIED   20 October 1869  AGE   41

VC Won 20 September 1854  AGE 27

Place VC Won  Battle of the Alma, Crimea

War/Campaign  Crimean War

Name   William Reynolds   No.   3368          

VC Issue No.   9   Awards   VC

Regiment   Scots (Fusilier) Guards


Now   Scots Guards

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Place Of Death   59 Stanhope Street, Strand, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes  Brookwood Cemetery, Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, England


Date Buried/Cremated     24 October 1869    

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Bloomsbury Section, Grave 48232

Gazetted 24 February 1857

VC Presented   26 June 1857 by Queen Victoria at Hyde Park, London, England


P  Headstone Brookwood cemetery, near Woking, Surrey

By The Way…

Unmarked grave replaced by new headstone erected 2007

VC Held By

Scots Guards, Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, England



VC 8 VC 10

As a private he rallied the troops around the colours, at the Battle of Alma, helping to steady the line.

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