Spalding - Alan Sims

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Reference WMO263400

Address:

Spalding Cemetery

96 Pinchbeck Road

Spalding

PE11 1RF

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Rough hewn vertical rectangular stone with oval top and cutaway to each side, centre smoothed to form panel. Stands on large rough hewn stone, and both stand on slightly larger concrete base. Centre panel is undecorated except for inscription
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IN/ LOVING MEMORY OF/ LEAH SIMS,/ DIED 14TH JUNE 1944/ AGED 54 YEARS/ ALSO ALAN SIMS/ KILLED IN ACTION/ IN NORMANBY 23RD JUNE 1944/ AGED 22 YEARS./ WORTHY OF EVERLASTING LOVE

Alan Sims. Private 14208562. Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders. Died 23rd June 1944, aged 22 years. Son of George Henry and Leah Simms of Spalding, Lincs. Commemorated Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery. I.D.7.

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