Edgar Simpson (1887-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SIMPSON, EDGAR. Private. No 65214. 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born 79 King Street, Huddersfield, 10.5.1887. Son of Thomas Cook and Emma Simpson, 2 Summer Street, Lockwood. Educated Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as a woollen spinner by Messrs Allen Priest, Bath Mills. Husband of Edith Ellen Simpson, 8 Moorbottom Road, Thornton Lodge, Crosland Moor. Enlisted 28.3.1917. Killed in action near Arras on 23.8.1918, aged 31 years. Buried RAILWAY CUTTING CEMETERY, COURCELLES-LE-COMTE. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 63.
- ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private EDGAR SIMPSON
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Friday, August 23, 1918
- age: 31 years
- record ID: 569631
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #569631)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4043201)