Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Henry Reynolds

In memory of:

Private William Henry Reynolds

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

845197

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 9, 1892

Commemorated on Page 490 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. A. 13.

Location:

Crouy is a village about 16 kilometres north-west of Amiens on the west side of the River Somme, on the Amiens-Abbeville main road. The CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY is a little south of the village on the west side of the road to Cavillon and there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost on the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death – "Died of Wounds."

While taking part in operations East of AMIENS, on August 8th, 1918, he was severely wounded in the chest by enemy machine gun bullets. His wounds were dressed and he was taken to No. 5 Casualty Clearing Station where he died the following day.
  • Grave Marker – Died of wounds. Photo and additional information provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Mike Symmonds

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