This name was on the original memorial plaque in St Werburgh’s, Chester. It was not on the memorial board in Chester Town Hall.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission lists three soldiers of this name, none of whom appear to have links to Chester or St Werburgh’s.
SIMMONS, GEORGE THOMAS
Service No: 8063
Date of Death: 23/06/1915
Regiment/Service: Wiltshire Regiment, "B" Coy Depot
Grave Reference: Screen Wall. F.B.18.130.
Cemetery: Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Mary Simmons, of Colerne, Wilts. Husband of Margaret C. Simmons of Gaulmilestown, Mullingar.
SIMMONS, ALFRED GEORGE
Service No: 200871
Date of Death: 30/11/1917
Regiment/Service: Tank Corps "D" Btn
Grave Reference: XXX.N.11A
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Additional Information: Son of Alfred and Thirza Simmons, of St Giles, Salisbury.
SIMMONS, GEORGE HENRY
Service No: 14283
Date of Death: 03/11/1916
Regiment/Service: Norfolk Regiment, 8th Btn
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial
Additional Information: Son of John and Hannah Simmons of 39, Neatherd Rd, Derhaln, Norfolk.