Simms, Henry Arthur
No. 2602, 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion, Highland Light Infantry
Died of wounds on Wednesday 2 June 1915 (aged 27)
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France (Grave I. I. 20)
In the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Debt of Honour Website it is recorded that Henry Arthur Simms was the only son of Henry Arthur Simms and Mary Allan Simms who lived at 2 Sunnyside Terrace, Ballyholme, Bangor.
Henry Arthur Simms enlisted in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, he served with the Highland Light Infantry and on 2 June 1915 he died of wounds sustained at Festubert. He died in the 14th General Hospital, Wimereux.
Corporal Henry Arthur Simms (No. 2602) was 27 when he died and he was buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France. There is an inscription on his CWGC headstone:
WHO DIES IF ENGLAND LIVES?
In the Army Register of Soldiers’ Effects there is reference to his father Henry and his sisters Mabel, Ethel and Alice.