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Mr Heber Caplin Sims (Captain)

Title: Mr
Forenames: Heber Caplin
Surnames: Sims
Date of Death: 13/09/1917
Age at Death Years: 73
Military Rank: Captain
Map Reference Number: RSHG 043 A3
Plot Number: Ryde New Cemetery Section K Plot 3265
Grave Description: LARGE ROUNDED HEADSTONE WITH ROUNDED SHOULDERS

Grave Condition Description: GOOD

Other Information: Heber Caplin Sims was a builder of pipe (church) organs, who operated his business first in Southampton and then from Partlands Avenue.

Old Website Grave ID: 3730

Inscription:

IN

LOVING MEMORY

OF

HEBER CAPLIN SIMS

CAPTAIN VD LATE R.G.A, S.D.R.A.

WHO DIED SEPTEMBER 13th 1917

ALSO OF HIS YOUNGEST SON

HEBER HAROLD SIMS

LIEUT. THE ROYAL FUSILIERS

WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE

SEPTEMBER 1st 1918.

R.I.P

Photographs:

Janette Gregson
H & H Sims (July 2007)
Photographer: Janette Gregson
Janette Gregson
H & H Sims (July 2007)
Photographer: Janette Gregson

Related Documents:

PDF file: Census; Kelly's; Death; Obituary; Estate.
''Entries from the 1891/1901 census, the 1910 Kelly's directory, the death notice and obituary from the IW County Press, and the Estate value from the IW Observer.''

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