Symons, Henry Norman (1888-1917)
Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.
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Details: Henry Norman Symons (1888-1917), born 5 September 1888, younger son Mark Symons (bank manager) and Jane Lankelly Tresawson Symons of Glenhurst, Wadebridge, Cornwall, formerly of Bridge House, Wadebridge; brother of Charles Douglas Symons (1885-1949).
Attended [?Haileigh] School, Bodmin.
Attended Sherborne School (Harper House) May 1904-December 1905. Took part in the 1905 Sherborne Pageant www.flickr.com/photos/sherborneschoolarchives/15974976765...
Farming in Canada.
WW1, Private in the 1/13th (Kensingtons) London Regiment, 2nd Divisional Train of the 56th (London) Division. Served in France continuously from October 1914 until he was killed in action near Arras on 6 December 1917.
Roclincourt Military Cemetery, I. F. 12 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/526357/SYMONS,%20HENR...
Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Harper House roll of honour.
Obituary, 'The Shirburnian', February 1918: 'Henry Norman Symons (Army Service Corps) fell in action on the 6th December, after more than three years' continuous service in France. He was the younger son of Mrs and the late Mark Symons, Wadebridge, Cornwall.'