Wars Last Goodbyes
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Chipping Norton Cemetery

Inscription

In loving memory of

Flight Lieut

Herbert Rutter Simms

Royal Naval Air Service

Born Aug 17th 1891

Met his death off Ostend

May 5th 1916 by being shot

Down by German torpedo boat

Whilst engaging German aircraft

Place of Inscription

Chipping Norton Cemetery

Oxfordshire

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Herbert Rutter

Simms

17th August 1891

Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

5th May 1916

Shot down off the coast of Belgium at Ostend by a German torpedo boat

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Chipping Norton Cemetery, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

First World War

Flight Sub-Lieutenant

Royal Naval Air Service

Worked for A.V. Roe at Shoreham and then Sopwith as an instructor; he was then on a mission to the Greek navy as an instructor/pilot

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