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Peter Robert Simpson


Simpson, Peter Robert, Bromhead, Saskatchewan, formerly Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Occupation: Blacksmith. Military Service: Sapper, Reg. No. 718442, 107th Canadian Pioneer Battalion, transferred to 1st Battalion Canadian Engineers, Attestation Papers. Possible Diary Reference: “Simpson,” Grain Growers’ Note Pad, 1916-1917, p. 46.

Additional Biographical Information

17 August 1917: “Gassed, Other Ranks, 107th Battalion C. P., 17.8.17 … 718442 Pte. Simpson P.R.” War Diary of the 107th Canadian Pioneer Battalion, August 1917, p.13.

June 1918: “718442, Simpson P.R., [Company] B.” War Diary of the 1st Battalion Canadian Engineers, Appendix 2A, p.21.

26 July 1918:F.A. Sick. The undermentioned have been admitted 26-7- 18 (Gassed) … 716443 [sic], Simpson P.R. [Company] ‘B’.” War Diary of the 1st Battalion, July 1918, Appendix 31, p.83.