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  • Photo shows the family grave of the Simpson family which commemorates Frederick Lawrence Simpson in Nottingham Northern Cemetery
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
Bulwell Nottingham
Frederick Lawrence Simpson was born in 1897 he was the son of Joseph a carter and Mary Simpson née Pacey and the brother of Horace William and Joseph Thomas Simpson. Joseph was born in 1855 at Cotgrave, Mary Pacey was born in 1854 at Fiskerton, they were married in 1890 at Nottingham, they had 4 children, sadly 1 died in infancy or early childhood, In 1911 the family were living at Hempshill Lane, Bulwell Nottingham. Joseph is 56 yrs and is a carter, Fred Lawrence is 14 yrs and is a coal miner.
In 1911 he was a coal mine pony driver.
04 Feb 1916
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Sapper
185th Tunnelling Coy Royal Engineers
Sapper Fred Lawrence Simpson enlisted at Nottingham whilst residing at Bulwell, he died on 4th February 1916 due to Gas poisoning and is buried in Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt,France
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  • Photo shows the family grave of the Simpson family which commemorates Frederick Lawrence Simpson in Nottingham Northern Cemetery
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Frederick Lawrence Simpson - Photo shows the family grave of the Simpson family which commemorates Frederick Lawrence Simpson in Nottingham Northern Cemetery Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Becourt Military Cemetery,Becordel-Becourt, , Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Frederick Lawrence Simpson - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Becourt Military Cemetery,Becordel-Becourt, , Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle