SIMPSON, John Denys Stenhouse

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
153779
Died : 
Monday, January 29, 1945
Died on active service
Died in the UK
Age: 
32
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Captain John Simpson, RE, joined 46 RM Commando from the Commando Mountain Warfare Training Centre (C.M.W.T.C) on 5 April 1944 at Folkestone [1]
He was an instructor at the CMWTC and, along with others, had been attached to 46RM Commando for operations on 'D' Day. His death [2] is recorded on a document in our gallery relating to the CMWTC at St Ives as "died on active service."[3].
 
Sources
[1] 46RM Commando War Diary April 1944.
[2] CWGC.
[3] CMWTC History doc (see linked content below).
 

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