Wilfred Hepworth (1889-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

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, WILFRED. Private. No 38148. 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Formerly No 32214 South Staffordshire Regiment. Born Huddersfield 11.1.1889. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a tailor's presser by Messrs Wrigley and Tinker, wholesale clothiers, of Alfred Street, Huddersfield. Married. Lived 39 Cowcliffe Hill, Birkby. Enlisted August 1917. Reported missing on 13.4.1918 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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