A beautiful memorial

A brass memorial to 20 year old Russell Simmons, killed at the Battle of Loos in 1915, was erected in his home church, and can still be seen there.

A meeting of the vestry was held in Church on Sunday, Aug. 6th, to authorize the Vicar and Churchwardens to apply for a Faculty to place a Tablet on the north wall of the Church to the memory of the late Lieut. Russell Simmons, Royal Berks Regt., who was killed in action on Sept. 25th, 1915. The beautiful design of the Memorial was approved of and the Faculty will be issued on or about Sept. 16th.

Cookham Dean parish magazine, September 1916 (D/P43B/28A/11)

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