Joseph Jepson (1880-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

JEPSON, JOSEPH. Private. No 41541. 24th/27th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Battyeford, Mirfield, 27.4.1880. Son of Mrs Louisa Jepson, 33 Victoria Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield. Educated at Rashcliffe Church of England School, Lockwood. Employed as a woollen teaser by Messrs Brierley Brothers Limited, Albert Mills, Lockwood. Single. Enlisted 10.4.1916. Embarked for France in July, 1916. Invalided home to England with trench feet in January, 1917. Returned to France in September, 1917. Killed in action, 13.10.1917, aged 38. Buried SOLFERINO FARM CEMETERY, BRIELAN, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row B, Grave 17.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.

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