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David Christopher Simpson

In memory of:

Corporal David Christopher Simpson

October 16, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

967690

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Division:

59 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Originally from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The Province of Saskatchewan has named a lake in honour of Corporal Simpson. Simpson Lake is located at 52° 38' 00" N - 109° 32' 00" W. He is also honoured on the Prince Albert honour roll.

Commemorated on Page 615 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAPE TOWN (MAITLAND) CEMETERY
Western Cape, South Africa

Grave Reference:

Grave 96393A Military Allotment.

Location:

Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery is situated 11 kilometres from the centre of Cape Town beyond Maitland. Take the N1 in the direction of Paarl, then the N7 off-ramp in the direction of Goodwood up to the intersection with Voortrekker Road. Turn right and the cemetery, which is 3.5 kilometres long, is on the left. To get to the cemetery follow the N1 national road to the N7 Malmesbury/Goodwood West off ramp, then take the Goodwood West road (Vanguard Road) and turn right at the intersection with Voortrekker Road (the first major intersection) and immediately left into gate No. 10.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of David Simpson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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