Simpson, Walter

Walter Simpson, Private 203263, 3rd/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers
Died 22nd August 1917 in Belgium

 

EARLY LIFE

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WW1 SERVICE

Walter’s death was reported in the Macclesfield Times on 5 October 1917.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Walter Simpson is buried in Grave Ref. II. B. 29. of the Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Walter Simpson, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

Private Walter Simpson is commemorated in Macclesfield on the Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s Church, St George’s Church and Christ Church School war memorials.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website
Macclesfield Times: 5 October 1917

 


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