Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Barnsley Cemetery George Henry Simms

George Henry Simms is remembered on his family's gravestone.

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Lives of the First World War

Grave Location and Inscription:

Plot K.126
In Loving Memory Of / Marcella / the beloved daughter of / James and Clara Simms / who died March 1st 1913, aged 11 years / also Pte. G H Simms / the beloved brother of the above / who was killed in action in France July 7th 1916, aged 26 years / The midnight stars shine on the graves, / their gentle smiles their loving faces / no one can fill their vacant places / Gone but not forgotten. 

He is also remembered on the memorial plaque at St Peter's Church on Doncaster Road, Barnsley.

George Henry Simms is
remembered on Thiepval Memorial, France and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

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