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littlelegs Report 20 Jul 2013 10:31

hi all
just wondered if someone could take alook

horace simmons born 1888 nottingham
parents henry and rebecca simmons
and i think he married a emily
thank you


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 Jul 2013 10:52

Horace Simmons
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Age at enlistment: 26
Birth Parish: Nottingham
Birth County: Nottinghamshire
Document Year: 1914
Number of images: 29

I'll have a look at the images and see if it's the right person


littlelegs Report 20 Jul 2013 10:58

thank you


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 Jul 2013 11:07

He must have died –

A letter dated 30 Apr 1918 is on file saying that the effects of the Late Cpl Horace Simmons of 1st Bn Notts and Derby should be sent to
Mrs Emily Simmons
3 Stilton Terrace
Miller Street

Mrs Emily Simmons had one child and was awarded a pension with effect 5 Aug 1918

He married Emily Smith at Nottingham Reg office – can’t make out a date
Daughter Elsie born 13? Oct 1912 either Nottingham or Redford – conflicting entries

Posthumously award the British War and Victory medals which were received by Emily on 25 Oct 1921

Added - he had previously served in the Robin Hood rifles in 1903


littlelegs Report 20 Jul 2013 11:10

thank you so so much for taking the time to look for me

take care


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 Jul 2013 11:14

CWGC entry which matches his service number


Rank: Corporal
Service No: 13703
Date of Death: 11/01/1918
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
1st Bn.
Panel Reference Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

Hope it was the Horace you wanted!


littlelegs Report 20 Jul 2013 11:19

it looks like it thanks again


Reggie Report 20 Jul 2013 11:30

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