Lt. Cecil John Parry Simons RNVR

WW2 photos

1898 Apr/Jun Born Llandilofawr, Carmarthenshire. His father Cecil Russell Mayne Simons died in South Africa in 1902, and is on a Cornish Memorial as well. He appears to have been a Quartermaster Sgt in Imperial Yeomanry, and died at sea on Tintagel Castle on way home

1901 census at Alltygwy Road, Llanguick, Alltygwy Ystabyfera. He is a visitor with his mother and baby brother. The head of house is "Anne Parry aged 52". His mother is "married" at this point.

1911 census at Plasdraw Brynymor Road, Gowerton

1918 May Appointed Sub Lt in RNVR

RNVR Record

1919 Mar 28 Promoted Lt in RNVR

1920 Oct 21. Joined ADRIC with service no 814. Posted to A Coy

1920 Nov 15. Accidentally shot GLO Shiner, wounding him

1921 Mar 17 Posted to Depot

1921 Mar 28 Posted to P Coy

1921 Apr 6 to 19 Apr on Leave

1921 Jul 2. Promoted Section Leader and later the promotion was cancelled

1921 Jul 29 to 24 Aug on Leave

1921 Oct 8 to 21 Oct on Leave

1922 Jan 30. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Married Beatrice May Brooks - she died 1963, he remarried

1939 Register with wife Beatrice. He is a Sales Manager unemployed due to the war. The Hall Caswell Road , Gower

WW2. Commander and DSC

11.12.1939 - (04.)1940 HMS Emperor of India (minesweeper)
01.07.1940 - (02.)1941 HMS Bunting (auxiliary patrol base, Harwich) (despatches)
19.04.1941 - (08.)1943 Executive Officer, HMS Martello (auxiliary patrol base, Lowestoft) (DSC)
18.10.1943 - (04.)1944 HMS Gannet (RN Air Station, Eglinton, Co. Londonderry)
(06.1944) - (01.1945) no appointment listed
05.1945 - (07.1945) HMS Nightjar (RN Air Station, Inskip, Lancashire)
03.1946 - (04.1946) HMS Nighthawk (RN Air Station, Drem, East Lothian)


1963 Married

1996 June. Died Sydney NSW (Ancestry tree)