The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of Issue: 24734, Page: 3966, reads:
“Army Medical Department, Surgeon – Major James Henry Reynolds.
For the conspicuous bravery, during the attack at Rorke’s Drift on the 22nd and 23rd January, 1879, which he exhibited in his constant attention to the wounded under fire, and in his voluntarily conveying ammunition from the store to the defenders of the Hospital, whereby he exposed himself to a cross-fire from the enemy both in going and returning.”
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