William Simpson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Errol
  • Service no: S/16561
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 06/04/1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.H.5.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Alyth
  • Address: 15 High Street, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Isabella Simpson, 15 High St, Lochee

  • Children:

    Mary, born 19.05.1912

More about William Simpson

William Simpson   S/16561   Black Watch

SIMPSON—Killed in action, on the 6th April, Private William Simpson, Black Watch, dearly beloved and sadly missed husband of Isabella Smart, aged 31 years. – Inserted by his sorrowing wife and child, 15 High Street, Lochee.

Dundee Peoples Journal 28th April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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