Ernest Simms | Service Record

First Name(s)Ernest
Place of BirthMurton, County Durham
Luton Town
South Shields
Stockport County
Scunthorpe United
ServiceBritish Army
Service Number107269
Previous Service Number(s)F/36
Regiment or CorpsRoyal Field Artillery
Unit(s)20th (Reserve) Battery RFA
56th (Reserve) Battery RFA
76 Brigade RFA
Previous Regiment(s) or CorpsDuke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex) Regiment
Unit(s)17th (Service) Battalion (1st Football)
23rd (Service) Battalion (2nd Football)
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Supplementary NotesEnlisted 16/12/1914.
Discharged "All service prior to 8/5/1916 forfeited on conviction of desertion."
Re-enlisted 08/08/1915.
Wounded (Gun Shot Wound Right Thigh) 18/04/1918.
Admitted No. 5 General Hospital, Rouen 21/04/1918.
Invalided to England 03/05/1918.
Then to Berrington War Hospital, Shrewsbury.
Then to 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge.
Discharged 01/02/1919.