HEPWORTH, Wilfrid Joseph Harrison W J H

Service:
Army
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
Royal Army Medical Corps
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
Unknown
Home Address:
Unknown
Family Details:

Youngest son of Benjamin and Jane Hepworth of Spring Grove, Barnard Castle. He had two sisters, one being Agnes Hepworth. 

Husband of Winifred Hepworth of Hyson Green, Notts., and father of two daughters.

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Nottingham
Cause of Death:
Unknown
Place of Burial:
Catholic Cemetery, Barnard Castle
Obituary:

The strain of duty had seen Wilfrid confined to his bed with a serious illness for two months before his death. He died at home in Nottingham.

His remains were interred with military honours in the roman catholic cemetery in Barnard Castle.

Teesdale Mercury-19/06/1918: Local and other notes: Remains interred

Teesdale Mercury-12/06/1918: Deaths

Notes:

Wilfrid had worked as a doctor in Nottingham for 18 years and was held in very high esteem. He joined the RAMC in 1916 and was made Captain a year later.

Teesdale Mercury-09/08/1916: Local and other notes: Accepted service

Teesdale Mercury 19.06.1918  Page 3: Column 2

Captain W J H Hepworth, buried locally

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