Jesse Heappey

Sapper

Royal Engineers 279516 & WR29672 329 Quarrying Coy; 325 Coy
Northumberland Fusiliers 262047 2/5th Battalion

Notes
Jesse was born in about 1883 and worked in the limestone quarry. He enlisted at Derby in September 1916 aged thirty-two.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals.

Derbyshire Courier, 17 August 1918
Local soldiers on leave from France this week include – Private Jesse Heappey, Gunner Samuel Taylor, Sgt Thomas Greenhough and Private Archie Roe, Fritchley.

Army Service Record
He attested 04/09/16 at Derby, aged 32 years and 6 months, an unmarried limestone quarryman of 2 South View Crich. His height was 5ft 6in; weight 132lb. Next-of-kin was his brother Robert William Heappey of the Common, Crich.
09/01/18 Raised to skilled rate
04/08/18 to 18/08/18 Leave to UK
23/09/18 Raised to superior rate
18/03/19 Granted 14 days leave
27/07/19 Granted 14 days leave to UK
13/10/19 Demobbed


CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Town End, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Heappey Head 58 General labourer Codsall
Sarah Heappey wife 55   Crich
Robert Heappey son 23 Limestone quarryman Crich
Ernest Heappey son 19 Limestone quarryman Crich
Jesse A Heappey son 17 Limestone quarryman Crich
Andrew Heappey son 14 Limestone quarryman Crich
Lot Heappey son 11 School Crich
Maurice Taylor grandson 6   Crich

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1911: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Heappey Head (wdwr) 66   Whatstandwell
Ernest Heappey son 29 Out of work Whatstandwell
Jesse Heappey son 27 Limestone quarryman Whatstandwell
Lot Heappey son 26 Limestone quarryman Whatstandwell
Morace Taylor grandson 16 Limestone quarryman Crich

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Jesse Heappey's three brothers Andrew Heappey, Ernest Heappey and Lot Heappey are also on the Roll of Honour.