Monday, 16 May 2016

Arthur Jepson 1895 - 1916

Born: 1895 in Handsworth Sheffield

Son of: Benjamin Jepson a coalminer of 121 Lancaster Street Barnsley, who was married on 26 December 1881 at Christ Church Hollinsend Road Gleadless Sheffield to Priscilla Bowskill 

Position in family: The fourth of 9 children
1. Ben born 1882
2. Ernest born 1884
3. Harriet born 1888
4. John born 1889
5. Arthur born 1895  WW1 KILLED IN ACTION
6. Ethel born 1898  
7. Redvers born 1900
8. Hiram born 1901
9. Sarah Ann born 1903

Home address, age and occupation:
1901: Hollinsend Handsworth Sheffield aged 6
1911: 23 Racecommon Road Barnsley aged 16 a coalminer
1914: 121 Lancaster Street Barnsley aged 19 a coalminer

Arthur was unmarried

Military Service:
Enlisted: 12 November 1914 at Barnsley aged 19
Regiment and Battalion: York and Lancaster 1st and 5th
Service number and rank: 2721 Private
Awards: Victory and British  Medals

Death: 3 July1916 aged 21
CWGC Remembered: Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 14A & 14B

Remembered:
St Georges Church Memorial Plaque

Notes
Further information about this man is available on request

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