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Lt J G Simpson (Royal Sussex)

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arantxa

Hello

im trying to trace this chap who i believe was in the 13th royal sussex  i believe he was first in the 28th London 2893 but i may be wrong on that i also think he won the MC

any help would be great as I have drawn a blanc  I think he is James Simpson

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sadbrewer
12 minutes ago, arantxa said:

Hello

im trying to trace this chap who i believe was in the 13th royal sussex  i believe he was first in the 28th London 2893 but i may be wrong on that i also think he won the MC

any help would be great as I have drawn a blanc  I think he is James Simpson

Do you know if he survived?....there is a J G Simpson on the Roll of Honour in mid August 1917.

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clk

Hi arantaxa,

 

Possibly this man.

 

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Images sourced from The National Archives

 

Regards

Chris

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Private J. G. Simpson of the London R. was gazetted 2nd Lt. on 15 November 1916 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29875/page/12488

 

Promoted temp. Lt. on 15 May 1918 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30728/supplement/6665

 

Temp. Capt. whilst employed as a Brigade Education Officer 1 November 1918 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31272/supplement/4500

 

Relinquished the temp. rank of Capt. on ceasing to be a Bde. Ed. Off. 25 Feb. 1919 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31307/supplement/5180

 

Relinquished his commission 25 February 1919 and retained the rank of Lt. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31307/supplement/5180

 

In civilian life he was an assistant schoolmaster, later headmaster. His Teachers Registration Card can be viewed on fmp - He held a B.A. (London), M.A. (Cambridge). Trained in teaching at the Secondary Day Training College, Cambridge. Assistant Master at Bancroft's School, Woodford, Essex 1910 - 1919, Military Service 1914 - 1919, Wilson's Grammar School, Camberwell 1919, Grammar School, Ilkley, Yorks 1919 - 1925, Westminster City School, S.W.1 1925 - 1931, Headmaster at Northern Secondary School, Portsmouth 1931 -  

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arantxa

Gosh

Thank you all so much..im always impressed with the help I get....I spent ages on my computer and found nothing....the gazette date I was really really interested in ...id never heard of Brigade Education officer

Thanks All again

Arantxa

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sadbrewer
1 hour ago, arantxa said:

Gosh

Thank you all so much..im always impressed with the help I get....I spent ages on my computer and found nothing....the gazette date I was really really interested in ...id never heard of Brigade Education officer

Thanks All again

Arantxa

Nice pic of him from the news archives...loads in there that you would find interesting.

 

 

Plus a link to a bigger article .

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000290%2f19321008%2f228&stringtohighlight=j g simpson portsmouth

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