James Henry Simon was born in Wytheford, Shawbury in 1897, the eldest son of John and Elizabeth Simon.
James was educated at Wem Grammar School. He enlisted in Whitchurch in 1914 and was a resident of Market Drayton.
Regiment : 1st Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Lance Corporal
Service Number : 11643
Died of Illness; Germany (Prisoner of War) 29th June 1918 Age 22