William Sims

Name

William Sims

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/06/1916
19

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
G/4748
East Surrey Regiment
9th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD
II. E. 166.
France

UK Memorials

Christchurch Memorial, Chorleywood
Memorial Hall Plaque, Chorleywood

Pre War

Born in 1897 in Chorleywood Bottom, Hertfordshire son of Thomas and Annie (Crawley) Sims later of Honeysuckle Cottage, Chorleywood.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Watford and died of wounds.

Additional Information

Brother of Corporal Albert Henry Sims who was killed in action on 17 Feb 1917 and is also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox