George Haliday Simpson

Photo added by D. Tibert

George Haliday Simpson

  • Birth 12 Jun 1894
  • Death 28 Aug 1918
  • Burial Milford Station, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Memorial ID 26964824

Headstone Inscriptoin: George Haliday son of Joseph & Dorothy Simpson. Killed in Action at Arras, France, August 28, 1918, aged 23 yrs. Nobly he fell while fighting for liberty.

George Haliday Simpson was born June 12, 1894 at Milford Station, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Dorothy Campbell and Joseph Simpson who at the time of his death, lived at Amherst, Nova Scotia. George had one brother, Harry S. Simpson, and a sister, Eva Hovey (nee Simpson).

On December 17, 1915, George enlisted with the Canadian Army at Amherst.(Service Number: 715299) He served with the Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment), 26th Battalion during the First World War. Although the Canadian Virtual War Memorial states he was 24 years old when he was killed in action in France, his headstone states 23 years.

George is commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. He is buried in the Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.


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  • Created by: D. Tibert
  • Added: 20 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26964824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Haliday Simpson (12 Jun 1894–28 Aug 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26964824, citing Milford Cemetery, Milford Station, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by D. Tibert (contributor 47008742) .