Able SeamanSIMPSON, WILLIAM JAMES

Service Number C/JX180701

Died 01/04/1947

Aged 49

H.M.S. Calliope
Royal Navy

Son of William James Simpson and Annie Simpson; husband of Ann Simpson, of South Shields.

Inscription

BRAVE HEART, YOU SERVED YOUR COUNTRY WELL. WE WILL REMEMBER. SLEEP IN PEACE

Buried at SOUTH SHIELDS (HARTON) CEMETERY

Location: Durham, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 420

Cemetery/memorial reference: Sec. L. Grave 9486.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.