St Werburgh's Roman Catholic Parish, Chester

George Simmons

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.


Rank: Corporal

Service No: 8063

Date of Death: 23/06/1915

Age: 26

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.


Rank: Corporal

Service No: 200871

Date of Death: 30/11/1917

Age: 20

Regiment/Service: Tank Corps "D" Btn

Awards: MM

Grave Reference: XXX.N.11A

Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery

Additional Information: Son of Alfred and Thirza Simmons, of St Giles, Salisbury.


Rank: Corporal

Service No: 14283

Date of Death: 03/11/1916

Age: 30

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.