Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
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28/03/2017 Cambria Memorial photo kindly donated by Bob Pike, courtesy of Carrie Pike, via the Great War Forum.
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25/03/2017 Percy Simpson was a member of the U.V.F. and Cavanaleck (Fivemiletown) L.O.L.
25/03/2017 Lance Sergeant Percy Simpson, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (Donegal and Fermanagh), was killed in action on 7th December. He was wounded at the Somme on 1st July 1916, and previous to the war was a member of the U.V.F. and Cavanaleck (Fivemiletown) L.O.L.
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25/03/2017 From the Belfast Newsletter dated 18th January 1918:
25/03/2017 Percy enlisted in Enniskillen.
30/12/2015 The CWGC record Lance Sergeant Simpson as the son of Robert and Rachel Simpson, of Philadelphia, U.S.A. He was previously wounded at Thiepval and Messines Ridge.
30/12/2015 Lance Sergeant Simpson has no known grave and is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial in Louverval.
30/12/2015 Lance Sergeant Percy Simpson was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on Friday the December 1917. He was 22 years old.
30/12/2015 Percy had been wounded at the Somme and again at Messines Ridge.
30/12/2015 The 1911 census shows Percy Simpson living with his grandmother, Anna Maria Credden, in Camgort, Clabby, County Fermanagh. Percy was 15 years old and working as a farm assistant.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census shows Percy Simpson living with his grandparents, Robert and Anna Maria Credden, in Camgart, Clabby, County Fermanagh. Percy was 5 years old.
30/12/2015 Percy Simpson was the son of Robert and Rachel Simpson. Percy was born about 1895 in Philadelphia, U.S.A.
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