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Gordon Simmons

In memory of:

Rifleman Gordon Simmons

July 1, 1946
Bathurst, New Brunswick

Military Service


Service Number:

E/30682

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

December 24, 1910
South Bathurst, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

March 20, 1941
Québec, Quebec

Son of Pierre (alias Peter) Simmons and Gertrude Elizabeth Lavigne. Husband of Edna Doucet, of Bathurst, New Brunswick.

He served in New Brunswick, in Newfoundland with Force W, in Hong Kong with Force C, in Japan as prisoner of war, and in Québec. He had 1,930 days of service, including 1,438 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 590 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BATHURST (SACRED HEART) R. C. CEMETERY
New Brunswick, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave marker of Rifleman Gordon SIMMONS at Bathurst (Sacred Heart) Cemetery (King Ave), Bathurst NB, Canada. (Photo credit: Captain (Ret'd) E.L.L. Gaudet, CD)

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