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Simms, Kenneth Charles

Lieutenant, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Kenneth Charles SimmsBorn in 1913
Died October 8, 1944

Son of Henry and Emmeline E. Simms, of Grand-mere, Quebec, Canada.

Received his B.A. (Science option) in 1936 (The Quad, 1935, p.28). Ken graduated from the Teacher’s Course (Education) in 1937 (The Quad, 1937, n.p.) and went on to teach at Drummondville (The Mitre, April 1938).

Member of the Dramatics Society, Assistant Stage Manager for the Little Theatre in 1935 (The Quad, 1935, p.49-50); Stage Manager for J.M. Barrie’s “The Admirable Crichton” in 1937, the play reportedly described by the principal as “the finest production he had seen by Bishop’s players in his time at the University.” (The Quad, 1937, n.p.).

‘Ken’ (Baptized Kenneth at Grand Mere in 1914) attended the Laurentide High School and became ambitious to study Engineering, so he has come to Bishop’s to take one year in Arts. Like all Grand Mere people, Ken is keen on skiing. His other activities are Rugby, Golf, Badminton, C.O.T.C. and Music.

The Mitre (October 1931, n.p.)

Burial Information:

Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

Grave reference 10. C. 1.


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