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Washington Cemetery,
Co Durham
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Washington Cemetery, Co. Durham, contains 12 burials from both the First and Second World Wars, with 2 of these being for the First World War. The cemetery is located to the South of, and almost adjacent to, Holy Trinity Church.

Amongst those buried is a soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment. His grave is located fairly close to the entrance to the cemetery, located on Glebe Crescent in Washington Village.


Private Simm's headstone in Washington Cemetery, close to the cemetery entrancePrivate Simm's headstone in Washington Cemetery, close to the cemetery entrance
Photo : Edward Nicholl, <emn@enicholl.com>


Private Ralph Turner Simm. 13740
Private Ralph Turner Simm. 13740. 7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 20 July 1916.
Born Swalwell (Newcastle), Enlisted Washington.

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Photo : Edward Nicholl, <emn@enicholl.com>


Private Simm's headstone in Washington CemeteryPrivate Simm's headstone in Washington Cemetery
Photo : Edward Nicholl, <emn@enicholl.com>

Holy Trinity Church, Washington,from the SouthHoly Trinity Church, Washington,from the South
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Holy Trinity Church, Washington,seen from The Avenue in Washington VillageHoly Trinity Church, Washington,seen from The Avenue in Washington Village
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