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William James Simmons

In memory of:

Private William James Simmons

September 6, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

177277

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Rhoda Simmons, of Pelham Arms Cottage, Seaford, Sussex, England; husband of Mabel F. Simmons, of 257, Beaumont Avenue, Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. C. 5.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM SIMMONS– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Simmons– William Simmons photographed at Bramshott Military Camp, Hampshire, England, 1916
  • Canadian Grenadier Guards– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Private William James Simmons

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