Private Robert Simpson

Australian Pioneers

Died: Thursday 4 July 1918 (aged 32)

Connected records

Record:
SIMPSON, ROBERT
Additional information:
Son of Robert and Mary Simpson; husband of Mary E. Simpson, of Bourke St., Adamstown, Newcastle, New South Wales. Native of Rowley, Yorks, England.
Cemetery:
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
V. C. 49.
Country:
Australian

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Simpson
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Jun 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 71 Infantry Brigade: 9 Battalion Norfolk Regiment. (page 464)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Simpson
Context:
other
Date:
1 Jul 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 39 Brigade Royal Field Artillery. (page 337)
Name:
Captain Simpson
Context:
commander
Date:
1 Jul 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 39 Brigade Royal Field Artillery. (page 337)
Name:
Second Lieutenant J E Simpson
Context:
other
Date:
30 Jun 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 71 Infantry Brigade: 9 Battalion Norfolk Regiment. (page 462)
Name:
Second Lieutenant S A Simpson
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
7 Jul 1918
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 36)