Wilfred Reynolds   M.M.

Corporal 22171*

1st Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.)

Notts Free Press - 16th November 1917

Wilfred Reynolds died on 30th September 1917, aged 24 years, and was buried in the PROWSE POINT MILITARY CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium.

He was baptised on 25th October 1893 at St John, Worksop, to parents William and Louise Reynolds. William Reynolds was a Coal Miner and a "native of Switzerland (naturalised British Subject)", who resided with his family in Skegby on the 1901 census. 

He was also the husband of Mrs C. F. Reynolds, (later Boot) of 41 Sherwood Street, East Kirkby, Nottingham.

William was the younger brother of Ferdinand Reynolds, who is also remembered on Kirkby's War Memorial.


Notts Free Press, 5th October 1917


Notts Free Press - 16th November 1917


From ‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 – Part 49 The Sherwood Foresters’

REYNOLDS Wilfred. Born Worksop, Notts, enlisted Mansfield (resides East Kirkby, Notts). 1st Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Cpl 22471, Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 30th September 1917.



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* Soldiers Died and the Newspaper give number as 22471