Corporal Zannie M. Reynolds was born in 1908 in New Castle, Virginia. He served in the 168th Infantry Regiment of the 34th Infantry Division. He was awarded the Silver Star for his actions on Monte Pantano in December 1943. Per Official US Army History: Corporal Zannie M. Reynolds, voluntarily exposing himself in order to return hostile fire, had first one rifle and then a second shot from his hands by enemy machine guns. With a third he fired for several minutes and then threw hand grenades at the advancing Germans until the attack was broken up. He was awarded the Silver Star for his bravery.