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John Dick Sime


2073 Private

1/7 Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Division

Age: 19

Date of Death: Died of Wounds, gun shot wound to chest and head, on 10 May 1915 received in action on 25 April 1915

Buried: Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France II.E.16

Family history: The son of Mary Sime, 201 Mary Street, Laurieston. Employed at Laurieston Foundry as a moulder before he enlisted in the Territorials in March 1914. He had a brother and two sisters, one of whom lived in Canada.

For details of the action leading to his death see the article in the General link - 25 April 1915 - A Bloody Day at St Julien


He is buried in a double grave at Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France. He died of his wounds which were gun shot wound to chest and head.


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