Hepplestone, Reginald

Reginald Hepplestone, Private 28398, 7th Battalion, Border Regt
Died 23rd April 1917 in France, aged 39

 

EARLY LIFE

Husband of Annie Hepplestone, of 34 Peel Street, Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

Reginald Hepplestone previously served with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, service no. 32371.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Reginald Hepplestone has no known grave and is commemorated on panel ref. Bay 6 of the Arras Memorial, France. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Reginald Hepplestone, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private Reginald Hepplestone is commemorated on the St Johns Church Roll of Honour. He is also remembered on his wife’s family gravestone in Macclesfield cemetery, grave ref. D 3882: … PTE REGINALD HEPPLESTONE KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE APRIL 23RD 1917 AGED 39 YEARS…

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website

Family History Society of Cheshire: Macclesfield Area Monumental Inscriptions CD


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