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Hugh Simpson
Male 1873 - 1918


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  • Birth  6 Jan 1873  Rochdale, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1  [1
    • Simpson, Hugh Sergeant. Had enlisted as battalion butcher and rose to the rank of Quarter Master Sergeant. He was overseas nearly three years. He died of wounds in June, 1918 leaving a wife, three daughters and one son who live in Hespeler, Ontario. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company Limited of Hespeler.1a

      1aSimpson, Hugh: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 22 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2848463/data?n=1
    Simpson, Hugh Sergeant.
    Simpson, Hugh Sergeant.
    Had enlisted as battalion butcher and rose to the rank of Quarter Master Sergeant. He was overseas nearly three years. He died of wounds in June, 1918 leaving a wife, three daughters and one son who live in Hespeler, Ontario. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company Limited of Hespeler.

    Simpson, Hugh: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 22 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2848463/data?n=1
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Quarter Master Sergeant 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Service #166161 
    Residence  1915  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1916  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    butcheer 
    Misfortune  1918 
    Killed in WW1 
    Residence  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Rochdale, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  Roos Hill, Hespeler, Waterloo Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-179549 
    Died  17 Jun 1918  [4
    Buried  Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Bellacourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I179549  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Family  Clara Richardson Jackson,   b. Abt 1876,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Annie Simpson,   b. 1895, Rochdale, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Neva Simpson,   b. 1902, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F51928  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Hugh Simpson Birth Date: 6 Jan 1873 Birth Location: Rochdale, Lancashire, England Relative: Mrs Clara Simpson Relationship: Wife Regiment Number: 166161

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    3. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    4. [S237] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - New Hope CC#4498 Internet Link .
      2nd Pnr. R.O.M.S. Hugh Simpson June 17, 1918 age 45/ erected by/ Lodge Rose of England No 277/ in records that defy/ the tooth of time

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 6 Jan 1873 - Rochdale, , Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - butcheer - 1916 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Rochdale, , Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Roos Hill, Hespeler, Waterloo Co. Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Bellacourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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