Douglas Henry Sims

Second Lieutenant
1st Battalion, Leicester Regiment.
Dies aged 26 on Thursday 10th October 1918 in France.
Awarded the Military Cross for an act of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy.
Son of the late Henry and Katie Sims of 1 Alvaston Street.
Buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, France, Grave Reference: III B 15

Born 1892, Alvaston to Henry and Catherine Sims.
In 1911 he was a Clerk, his father was an Iron Turner, living at 6 Warren Street, Alvaston.

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