REYNOLDS Alfred James

Category: Military
Rank: Private 769352
Regiment or Ship: 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles
Service Number(s): 769352
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Birth: 18.06.1888
Place of Birth: Kings Cross, London
Date of Death: 01.03.1919
Place of Death: Ripon Military Hospital Place of Burial / Memorials:

Bexhill Cemetery EF B 2.

Address: 11 Church Street, Bexhill

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Family Information

1911 census:


Father: Alfred Reynolds b.1857 London

Mother: Emma Reynolds b.1860 London


Sister:   Eliza Reynolds b.1887 London

Sister:   Henrietta Reynolds b.1892 London

Sister:   Catherine Reynolds b.1895 London

Sister:   May Lavinia Reynolds b.1900 London

Sister:   Ethel Elizabeth Reynolds b.1902 London


Wife:   Mary Sophia Marsh, married October quarter 1917. She was buried in the same grave as Alfred on 8th September 1955.

Son: Alfred J Reynolds, was registered in the October quarter 1919.

First World War Experience

He visited Bexhill with the ‘London Engineers’ camp, most likely pre-war.

Alfred enlisted in Toronto on 30th December 1915. He served for four years with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles, and saw service in France and Flanders. He was awaiting repatriation to Canada when he succumbed to pneumonia at Ripon Military Hospital in 1919 and died. He is buried in Bexhill Cemetery.

Additional Information

He emigrated to Canada sometime before enlisting in 1915.

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