Able Seaman Ernest Simmons

Royal Navy, HMS King Edward VII

Died: Sunday 15 November 1914 (aged 19)

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Record:
SIMMONS, ERNEST
Additional information:
Son of Ernest and Atlee Helen Simmons, of 12, Nightingale Lane, Bromley, Kent.
Cemetery:
CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
3.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Simmons, Ernest
Memorial:
Priddy - WW1 and WW2 Tablet (WMR 67463)
Location:
Priddy, Somerset
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
Kirkley Parishioners (WMR 4934)
Location:
Kirkley, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
Wood Green (WMR 11986)
Location:
Wood Green, Greater London
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
St Georges Church - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 11017)
Location:
Bickley, Greater London
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
East Peckham - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 1494)
Location:
East Peckham, Kent
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
Prenton (WMR 2318)
Location:
Prenton, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
Men Of Lower Gornal (WMR 48073)
Location:
Lower Gornal, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
East And West Somerton (WMR 19911)
Location:
West Somerton, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
Royal Northern Hospital (WMR 12057)
Location:
Holloway, Greater London
Name recorded:
Simmons, E
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Church - Plaque (WMR 14459)
Location:
Clifton, Derbyshire

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Name:
W Simmons
Context:
award
Date:
14 Nov 1914
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 53)