John William Simpson
Royal Army Medical Corp
Died at the Military Hospital Bagthorpe Notts on Monday 25th November 1918 aged 31.
John died from pneumonia following influenza, he had been in hospital for 11 days.
He had not served abroad but his duties had been attending to the wounded at the Military Hospital Bagthorpe Nottingham.
John was buried in the Belper Cemetery with full military honours.
He was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Aaron Simpson of Bridge Street Belper and the husband of Mrs Alice (Sophia) Simpson (nee Winfield) of Mill Lane Belper.
John had formerly worked at the English Sewing Cotton Company and had for some time assisted Mr Morton at the Palace Belper, he was a well known local footballer playing for the Baptist Club.
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