‘Leslie James Simpson was born in 1875 in Dymchurch, Kent. The Family business was a Coal Merchants situated along the Dymchurch High Street. Leslie became Gunner 85797 in the Royal Garrison Artillery and survived the war.’

30DYM - Leslie Simpson's House

29DYM - Leslie James Simpson and Wife Ada

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