Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Parkhurst Military Cemetery : C Simms -

Location

In Parkhurst Military Cemetery, Forest Road, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Private memorial - stone

Grave location :
Headstone

Parkhurst Military Cemetery : C Simms
 
Inscription


In loving memory of
CHARLES SIMMS
LATE BARRACK SERGT AT PARKHURST
WHO DIED 2ND DECEMBER 1881
AGED 59 YEARS
ALSO ELLEN SIMMS
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED 27TH SEPTEMBER 1897
AGED 65 YEARS

NOW THE LABOURER'S TASK IS O'ER
NOW THE BATTLE-DAY IS PAST
NOW UPON THE FARTHER SHORE
LANDS THE VOYAGER AT LAST
FATHER IN THY GRACIOUS KEEPING


 
Further Information

Index Board entry 133 : C Simms, Barrack Serg : 2.12.1851 (*)

See also the headstone for their son W E Simms


 


 
 

 
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