Topic: William George Simpson (1890-1970)

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Tauranga born William George Simpson served during the Samoan Advance and the Gallipoli campaign. He was my second cousin twice removed - Debbie McCauley.

William George Simpson (1890-1970)Born Tauranga. Attended Tauranga High School Cadets – 2 years. Father Mr William McGregor Simpson, Durham St, Tauranga. Served Samoan Advance. Served Gallipoli. Discharged April 1919.

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William George Simpson (1890-1970)


Year:1915
Note:Service Number: 4/276
First Names:William George
Last Name:Simpson
Date of Birth:28 September 1890
Place of Birth:Tauranga
Country of birth:New Zealand
Date of death:28 April 1970
Place of death:Palmerston North Public Hospital
Place of burial:Kelvin Grove Cemetery
Occupation:Railway Porter
Spouses name:Elsie Leonora Cuff
Spouses date of birth:1894
Spouses date of death:1982
Date of marriage:2 June 1920
Fathers name:William MacGregor Simpson
Fathers date of birth:c1866
Fathers date of death:26 November 1929
Fathers place of death:Tauranga, New Zealand
Mothers name:Jane McCauley
Mothers date of birth:7 November 1870
Mothers place of birth:Dromore, Townland, County Tyrone, Ireland
Mothers date of death:2 July 1942
Mothers place of death:Tauranga, New Zealand
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)