The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of Issue: 21971, Page: 657, reads:
“Scots Fusilier Guards, No. 3308 Private Wm. Reynolds.
When the formation of the line was disordered at Alma, for having behaved in a conspicuous manner in rallying the men round the Colours. “
He passed away aged just 42 at his home in The Strand on 20th October 1869 and was buried in a common grave in Brookwood Cemetery.
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