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Cecil William Simmons

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Cecil William Simmons

June 30, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15474

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

149 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Clarence William and Bess Bullington Simmons, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 114 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 69. Row E. grave 7.

Location:

The AMSTERDAM NEW EASTERN CEMETERY is in the south-eastern district of Amsterdam on the road to Hilversum and is easily reached by public transport. The British plots are in the south-eastern portion of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Cecil Simmons– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Diploma– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Report of Death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of Refernce– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Cecil William Simmons is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Cecil William Simmons is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Photo made by Pieter Schlebaum, The Netherlands.

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