SIMPSON, John Denys Stenhouse

Rank: 
Captain
Unit/Base: 
Training Centres WW2
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
153779
Died : 
Monday, January 29, 1945
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
32
Captain John Simpson from Stockport died in a road traffic accident whilst driving a tracked vehicle on Devonshire Road, Weston-super-Mare [1][2][3]. He was an Instructor at the Commando Mountain Warfare Training Centre (C.M.W.T.C) [4] and had been attached to 46RM Commando on 5 April 1944 at Folkestone [5]
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] Army Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/8.
[3] Report in the Western Daily Press 16 February 1945.
[4] CMWTC History doc (see linked content below).
[5] 46RM Commando War Diary April 1944.
 
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