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Simonet, H K

Lapugnoy Military Cemetery

Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, near Bethune

Youngest son of William Simonet of Radier, Grouville, Jersey. Husband of Kathleen Simonet. One of two brothers who both fell. Brother of Captain Kenneth William Lee Simonet

Died of wounds, aged 34 years

Educated at Victoria College, Jersey

Commemorated on:
Family memorial in Grouville Church, OV Memorial, Jersey
and Grouville Parish Memorial, Jersey

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 13 May 1918

Memorial in Grouville Church, Jersey

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 8 March 1918

Awarded the Military Cross. His Majesty the King has been pleased to confer the Military Cross for gallantry and distinguished service in the field on Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Harold Keith Simonet, Notts and Derby Regiment.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 6 May 1918

Roll of Honour. We regret to state that Captain Harold Keith Simonet of the Sherwood Foresters, youngest son of the late Mr William Simonet of Radier, Grouville, has died of wounds received in action. The gallant officer, who was educated at Victoria College, had been on active service since 1914 and some time back was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in action. The deceased officer was a brother of Major K W L Simonet who was killed in Mesopotamia some 2 years ago. He leaves a widow, sister and brother to mourn his loss, to whom we would tender our heartfelt sympathy.

Harold Keith Simonet

Captain Harold Keith Simonet, M.C.
1st/8th Battalion, Nottingham & Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)

Military Cross
Military Cross

Harold Keith Simonet

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


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