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Pvt Robert Lawrence Reynolds, Jr

Pvt Robert Lawrence Reynolds, Jr

Birth
Highland County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Sep 1944 (aged 19)
Maintenon, Departement d'Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France
Burial Bethel, Highland County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100096849 · View Source
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Highland Recorder April 20, 1945 : Mr. & Mrs. R.L. Reynolds of Headwaters received a telegram from the Warm Department, stating that their son Robert L. Reynolds, Jr. had been killed in Maintenon, France September 6, 1944. He had been reported missing in action since that date. He was a 1943 graduate of McDowell High School He was sent overseas January 1, 1944, He remained in England four months and was transferred to Quarter Master in the 141st. Shortly after D-Day he was sent to France. More details in The Highland Recorder.

Highland Recorder April 15, 1949

REBURIAL FOR PVT. REYNOLDS
The funeral service for Leonard Reynolds, the last Highland soldier whose body has been returned from overseas was held in the McDowell Presbyterian Church Wednesday afternoon at two o’clock. The services at the church were conducted by Rev. George Rector assisted by Rev. W.W. Stevens, chaplain of Highland County, VFW Post 4989. At the conclusion of the McDowell services, a cortege of 20 cars accompanied the body to the Headwaters cemetery where the Highland VFW Post conducted full military rites, lead by Commander Frank White of the Seventh Dist. In spite of the torrential downpour, the church was filled to capacity and 25 ex-service men in uniform were present at the grave side rites, as were a large group of friends and relatives. Reynolds is survived by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Reynolds, a sister, Mrs Connie Sunderlin of Churchville, and one brother John, a student at Bridgewater College, and a sister Jean, a senior at McDowell High School.


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Virginia. Pvt., 141st Quarter Master Truck Company, World War II


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  • Created by: Kent
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100096849
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Robert Lawrence Reynolds, Jr (13 Apr 1925–6 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100096849, citing Headwaters Cemetery, Bethel, Highland County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Kent (contributor 47846556) .