Samuel Reynolds

Samuel Reynolds was born in Hardington, Somerset in 1883 or 1885. In 1911. Samuel Reynolds, a Coachman Domestic, born Hardington, Somerset 1883, was a boarder at the home of Albert and Sarah Fricker and their family, at 17 Sully Terrace, Penarth. He married Margaret Annie Pidgeon on 22nd March 1913 in Cardiff. According to Army records he was discharged from the Army on 8th March 1916, and the discharge address given as 1 Coast Guard Station, Penarth. Mother’s address: The Cottage, Sully, nr Barry, Glamorganshire. Other address given in Army records: 19 Gron Terrace, West Cottages, Penarth, S Wales. Samuel enlisted in Rhymney in 1903 and served in the South Wales Borderers with the rank of Private (service number 7991). From Army records, Samuel Reynolds is described as being variously between 5ft 3½ and 5ft 4½ins tall, with a an expanded chest measurement of between 33 & 39 ins. His weight is given as 122lb. He had a fresh or fair complexion, grey eyes and brown or dark brown hair. He had an eagle and ‘Liberty’ tattooed on his left upper arm and other marks on his forearms. His occupation in the army is given as telephone wireman. Samuel Reynolds, birth registered Q2 (April / May / June) 1882 in Yeovil, Samuel Reynolds born 1881 died 1918.