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267904 Pte William Robert Simons, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington's (W Riding) Regt.

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William Simos was born at South Wigston, Leicestershire in 1892. Moving to Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire, he was employed as a spinning overlooker and was a keen member of a local brass band. He enlisted in the local territorials (with which he was a member of the regimental band) and he was sent to France in about March 1917. On 3 May 1917, William …