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VC534   Douglas Reynolds

BORN   20 September 1882

DIED   23 February 1916  AGE   33

VC Won   26 August  1914   AGE   31

Place VC Won   Le Cateau, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1914

Name   Douglas Reynolds  No.  

VC Issue No.   534   Awards   VC      

Regiment   Royal Field Artillery, 37th Howitzer (H) Battery


Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Clifton, Bristol, England

Place Of Death   In a hospital, Le Touquet Paris-Plage, Pas de Calais, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Etaples Military Cemetery, 13 miles south of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot 1, Row A, Grave 20

Gazetted   16 November 1914

VC Presented   13 January 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Etaples Military Cemetery, 13 miles south of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas de Calais, France

P  Named on war memorial, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

P  Named on family grave, St Peters Churchyard, Leckhampton, Gloucestershire

P  Named on Roll of Honour, Big Classical, Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire.  

P  Brass memorial, Cheltenham College Chapel, Glocestershire

P  Named on memorial, Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, south London

P  Named on the masonic roll of honour scroll, first vestibule, Freemasons Hall, Queen Street, London

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, St Peter's Church, Castle Park, Bristol

By The Way…

He died from the effects of gas in February 1916

VC Held By

Royal Artillery Regiment Museum, Old Royal Military Academy, Red Lion Lane, Woolwich, London, England



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