Samuel Gerard Rimmer

Samuel Gerard Rimmer Born 4th April 1878 and Baptized 31st May 1878 St Peters Church Father Samuel Dutton Rimmer and Mother Clarissa Augharad Living Hope St Liverpool.

Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer in 1911 aged 33 and a Cotton Salesman living with Mother Clarissa Augharad , bother Stanley aged 40, Sisters Alice Maud aged 37 Florence aged 29, Helen Louise aged 20. and 4 servants and Visitor.

Probate Samuel Gerard Rimmer of Rock Mont Woolton/Quarry St Woolton Liverpool. A Cotton Merchant effects of £12,985 9s 4d to Dorothy Rimmer.

Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer went to Sedberg School Yorkshire the same school as 2nd Lieutenant Basil Walwyn White of Widnes Cheshire also on St Peter’s Church War Memorial.

According to the Local Newspaper  Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer  was killed on the  4th May 1916  son of the Late Samuel Dutton Rimmer of Winwood Woolton  and  Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer  resided at  Rock Mount Woolton . Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer  age 38 was educated  at Sedbugh  College and at the time of his enlistment  was  working at Messer’s Carver Brothers cotton brokers of Manchester

 Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer  was firing a couple of Guns  up and close to enemy  wire The enemy returned fire  and one of the shells  striking him on the head   killing him instantly                        

Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer

Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer served in the 18th Royal Field Artillery Killed in Action 4th May 1916.

Lieutenant Samuel Gerard Rimmer Remembered with Honour Douchy-Les_Ayette British Cemetery France