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Skegby Nottinghamshire
Ferdinand Reynolds was born in 1892 the son of the late William a coal miner and Louise Reynolds née Alexana and the brother of Wilfred Reynolds (killed in action 30/9/1917). In 1911 they lived at 22 Bird's Lane Kirkby Woodhouse Nottinghamshire. William was born in 1858 at Skegby, he died in 1905 aged 47 yrs, Louise Alexana was born in 1859 in Switzerland, married in 1880 at Dublin Ferdinand married Jane Smith (born 9th June 1893) in 1912 their marriage was recorded in the Basford registration district, they lived at 3 Mill Row, Annesley Woodhouse, they had the following children, Betsy (born 18th April 1913 and James Ferdinand born 29th April 1915. Commencing 13th November 1916 his widow Jane was awarded a pension of 18 shillings and 6 pence a week.
He was a miner (hewer).
03 Oct 1915
1767536 - CWGC Website
2nd Bn Cheshire Regiment
Private Ferdinand Reynolds enlisted at Mansfield whilst residing at Annesley Woodhouse, he initially served with the service number 22472 in The Leicestershire Regiment. He was killed in action on 3rd October 1915 having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.
His brother Wilfred Reynolds enlisted at Mansfield 19th January 1915. He first entered a theatre of war in France on 17th August 1915. He won the Military Medal on 31st July 1917. Buried at Prowse Point Military Cemetery Belgium Grave Reference: IV C 1
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