Courtesy of His Son, David Reynolds, January 2007:
Major Guy D. Reynolds, United States Army (retired), of Alexandria, Virginia died of heart failure on June 21, 1997, he was 78.
He was a Washington area resident for 37 years.
He was born in Charlotte, and raised in Statesville, North Carolina.
He was an original member of the Statesville National Guard, Company F, 105th Engineers which was mobilized into action in September 1940. He served with distinction in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Germany, France and Korea.
He was an enlisted man for 11 years and during the Italian campaign he received a battlefield commission and retired in the rank of Major in 1961. Upon his return from Korea he was a Instructor at the United States Army Engineer School at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Following his retirement he was employed at the Fort Belvoir, Research & Development Engineering Center as a Technical Data Program Analyst where he worked until he retired at the age of 74, Major Reynolds combined active military and civil service time totaled 54 years of service to his country.
His military decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Three Oak Leaf Clusters.
He was a member of the Retired Officer Association and the American Association of Retired People.
NOTE: His wife, Enny D. Reynolds, Major, United States Army, is buried with him in Arlington National Cemetery.
REYNOLDS, GUY DAVID
MAJ US ARMY
WORLD WAR II, KOREA
- DATE OF BIRTH: 06/12/1919
- DATE OF DEATH: 06/21/1997
- BURIED AT: SECTION 17 SITE 20105-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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