Simpson, Robert

BORN HULL 29/05/1862. SON OF WILLIAM SIMPSON (1828-1883) AND SARAH JANE BEST (1836-1904). HUSBAND OF JANET CONNAH (1868-1934), OF 11 NORMANS TERRACE, CAMPBELL STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) & 19 EMMAS TERRACE, MARMADUKE STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A MARINE ENGINEMAN AND FIREMAN. HE MARRIED AT HULL, IN 1900, AGED 41.

HE SERVED IN THE ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE, AS AN ENGINEMAN, ON HMS “COLLEEN”. DIED OF DISEASE, ON 07/08/1916, AGED 54. BURIED IN IRELAND (Killibegs Churchyard (Church of Ireland), County Donegal)

HE LEFT SON FREDERICK AND TWO STEP CHILDREN, THOMAS AND OLIVE CONNAH.


First name:
ROBERT
Military Number:
4786
Rank:
Engineman
Date Died
07/08/1916
Place died:
Killybegs Cemetery, Donegal, Republic of Ireland
Age:
54
19 EMMAS TERRACE, MARMADUKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK