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Melville James Simmons

In memory of:

Sapper Melville James Simmons

April 6, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

845299

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

11th Field Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

March 10, 1889

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. B. 14.

Location:

Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens. Take the N 17 from Arras until the junction of this road and the D 60 (first CWGC sign here). Travel along the D 60 into Roclincourt village, for approximately one kilometre, to a right turn (direction St Nicholas). Take this road for approximately 175 metres to a lane on the right. The ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres away at the foot of this lane.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto Saturday April 20 1918

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