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Stapleford Nottinghamshire
He was the son of John Thomas and Louisa Simpkins and the brother of William, Lizzie, George, Thomas, Walter and Connie Simpkins. In 1901 they lived on Church Land Stapleford Nottinghamshire. He was the husband of Fanny (née Wallace) Simpkins of 10 Cyril Avenue Stapleford Nottinghamshire.
He was a lace maker upon enlistment.
21 Mar 1918
1588287 - CWGC Website
145 Wellington Street Long Eaton Derbyshire.
1st Bn The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
His ASR survives. He enlisted 8/12/1915 under Lord Derby's Scheme and was mobilised 27/4/1916. He embarked through Folkestone 18/12/1916. He was wounded in action (date illiegible) and was initially posted missing.
Pozieres Memorial Additional Research by David Nunn
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