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14120   Lance Sergeant Percy Simpson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 07/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
Percy Simpson was the son of Robert and Rachel Simpson. Percy was born about 1895 in Philadelphia, U.S.A. The 1901 census shows Percy Simpson living with his grandparents, Robert and Anna Maria Credden, in Camgart, Clabby, County Fermanagh. Percy enlisted in Enniskillen. Percy had been wounded at Thiepval and again at Messines Ridge. 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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial
  Louverval, Nord, 
Grave Ref: Panel 5-6
CWGC Casualty 1756705
The Cambrai Memorial stands on a terrace in Louverval Military Cemetery, which is situated on the north side of the N30, south of Louverval village. Louverval is 13 kilometres north-east of Bapaume and 16 kilometres south-west of Cambrai.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 60
2 Fermanagh War Memorial Book 470
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Percy Simpson Lists Percy as age 5 living with his grandparents at house 11 in Camgart, Clabby, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Percy Simpson Lists Percy as age 15 living with his grandparents at house 16 in Camgort, Clabby, Fermanagh
3 Poor photo of Percy Simpson's inscription
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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