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Pvt. James Reynolds Missing Since D-Day
05 July 1944 | Griffin Daily News (Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia)
The following newspaper article appeared in the Griffin Daily News (Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia)
July 05, 1944: James Reynolds Missing Since D-Day
Pvt. James Reynolds son of Mrs. Effie G. Reynolds, 316 Williams Street, Griffin, has been reported missing in action in France since D-Day, June 6. Reynolds was among the first paratroopers to be dropped over France.
Pvt. James Reynolds is Killed in France
22 July 1944 | Griffin Daily News (Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia)
Saturday, July 22, 1944: Pvt. James Reynolds is Killed in France
Pvt. James Reynolds, son of Mrs. Effie G. Reynolds and Homer Reynolds, was killed in action in France on June 06, according to a message which his mother received from the War Department Friday night. Pvt. Reynolds was a member of a paratroop division and was among the first paratroopers to descend on French soil.
Pvt. Reynolds entered the service on Dec. 7, 1943. He had been reported missing in a message received here on July 4.