Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Simmons of Courtland,
who died from appendicitis in a French hospital on 4
He enlisted with the headquarters signaling
corps of the 120th Hamilton Battalion, while attending Hamilton
From the 120th Battalion he was transferred to
the Mechanical Transport Section of the Army Service Corps.
He had been in France about
a year and nine months, serving with the transport section of a
During the greater part of
that time he drove a three-ton truck, although for a period he
drove a Ford car for the conveyance of officers.