Andrew Kay Gordon Simpson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/18218
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 3rd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Dundee War Hospital
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 30.11.1918
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: K.4.581.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 North George St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Clerk, Goods Office, Caledonian Railway Company
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    John Simpson, 2 North George St, Dundee

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More about Andrew Kay Gordon Simpson

Son of Mr & Mrs John Simpson

Andrew K. G. Simpson   S/18218   Gordon Highlanders

L.-Cpl. Andrew K. G. Simpson, 1st Gordons, who has died in Dundee War Hospital from pneumonia following influenza, was the son of Mr John Simpson 2 North George Street, Dundee. L.-Cpl. Simpson, who was 21 years of age, joined up in 1917, and went to the front twelve months ago.  He was gassed on 20th June and wounded on 28th August this year.  Prior to his enlistment he was a clerk with the Caledonian Railway Company (goods office).

Dundee Courier 6th December 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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