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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Town
Newcastle Upon Tyne
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: October 1919
    Attended by: Canon Newsom
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48438
Current location

North aisle
St Nicholas' Cathedral
St Nicholas' Churchyard
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne And Wear
NE1 1PF
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 24980 64001
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brass plaque with single line border with fleur de lys at each corner. The badge of the Northumberland Fusiliers at the top left hand corner and the RAF at the top right. .
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF/ 2ND LIEUT. JOHN BASIL PALLING SIMMS/ 3RD BATTN. NORTHD. FUSILIERS, ATTACHED R.A.F./ ONLY SON OF/ HENRY AND FRANCES SIMMS./ KILLED IN ACTION NEAR HAZEBROUCK/ 4TH JUNE 1918, AGED 19 YEARS./ THIS TABLET HAS BEEN PLACED HERE BY HIS GODPARENTS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Simms, John Basil Palling
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, regiment/service, place of death, forenames,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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