Walter Simpson
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: SPTS/1222
Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
Born: 12 May 1874. Lawhead. Parish of Cameron
Died: 27 July 1916
Memorial: Elie War Memorial
Earlsferry Town Hall
Buried-Remembered Thiepval Memorial. France
Family: Son of John Simpson and Janet Simpson ms Robertson
Husband of Margaret Law Simpson ms Herd of Earlsferry
1901 Census: High Street
Civil Parish of Elie
Newspaper: East of Fife Record 10 August 1916



Member of Elie Rifle Club

In 1914 he enlisted in the Sportsmen's Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) having already served in the Army during the Boer War.

Enlisted : Edinburgh
Residence : Earlsferry