Second Lieutenant Simeon Robert Franks Empey, who was killed in France, was the youngest son of the late Mr. R. J. Empey, Ballinaclea, Queen's County. He was in his 24th year, and had been married only three months previously to Miss Doris Burton, Queenstown Lodge, Dalkey. Lieut. Empey was educated at Preston School, Abbeyleix, and had been in Canada for two years. He joined the colours in October last, and had been only one month at the front when he was killed.
Date of Publication:
Friday, September 29, 1916