Roy was born on November 29 1924 in Vancouver as the son of Marion James (American) and Edith Mary Sim nee Kendrick. His brother was Walter Albert Sim.
He was a truck driver and member of the Baptist Church.
He enlisted on February 7 1944 in Vancouver and he went on July 19 1944 overseas to the UK and he went thereafter on October 17 to Belgium.
Roy was killed in action on Tuesday April 10 1945 age 20 in the D Coy during the battle of Deventer and he was temporarily buried in Oxe near Deventer and was reburied on December 17 1945 in Holten.
At his headstone: EVERY DAY SWEET MEMORIES. MOM, DAD, WALT, “MR” PRICE ST. VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA
His medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; War Medal: CVSM & Clasp.