Joe William Hepworth (1884-1918)

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Joe William Hepworth

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HEPWORTH, JOE WILLIAM. Rifleman. No 57681. 1/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 15.11.1884. Son of Richard and Ellen Hepworth. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Husband of Violet Hepworth, 6 Highroyd Terrace, Moldgreen. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Joseph Wrigley and Sons, Littleroyd Mills. Was a member of the Rashcliffe Liberal Club and of the Milton Church P.S.A. Enlisted 24.7.1917. Wounded 24.3.1918. Died of his wounds at No 64 Casualty Clearing Station on 13.4.1918, aged 33 years. Buried MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 9, Row E, Grave 18.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen.

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