We remember John Adolphus Simms

We remember John Adolphus Simms

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
birth Cornwall Jamaica Source:9183197 1886
1909
enlistment Jamaica Source:9183301 10th June 1909
1909
service British Army Private 5620 West India Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9183301 10th June 1909
1914
hospitalisation ankylostoma duodenale Hospital/Institution Source:9183197 18th March 1914
1914
employment Carpenter Source:9183301 1914
1916
service Other Empire Force Private 2615 Jamaica War Contingent Source:9183307 5th January 1916
1916
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9183197 9th March 1916 - 26th August 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9183197 3rd September 1916
1916
employment Carpenter Source:9183197 1916
1917
hospitalisation deformity of left ring finger - crushed by shell Hospital/Institution Source:9183197 17th May 1917 - 2nd August 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 2636 British West Indies Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9183197 1st September 1917
1919
discharge Source:9183197 28th May 1919
1924
events medals unclaimed Training reissued Source:4039589 1924
service British Army Private 2636 British West Indies Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9183197

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Adolphus
Initials JA
Last Name Simms
Source 9183197
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5620 West India Regiment 1st Battalion Private
Other Empire Force 2615 Jamaica War Contingent Private
British Army 2636 British West Indies Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 2636 British West Indies Regiment 3rd Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily mother
William Simms father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1909-06-09 5'5"

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Deborah102878
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Deborah102878
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Deborah102878

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Out of Many One People Deborah102878
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