|Royal Engineers||279516 & WR29672||329 Quarrying Coy; 325 Coy|
|Northumberland Fusiliers||262047||2/5th Battalion|
Jesse was born in 1883 and worked in the limestone quarry. He enlisted at Derby in September 1916 aged thirty-two. In 1920 he married Mary Byard, the widow of John William Byard. In October 1938 he was fatally injured in a fall at Cliff Quarry, where he had been employed for around forty years.
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.
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals.
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
1901: Town End, Crich
|Jesse A||Heappey||son||17||Limestone quarryman||Crich|
RG13 piece 3231 folio 45 page 10
|Ernest||Heappey||son||29||Out of work||Whatstandwell|
RG14PN20984 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED13 SN161
1939 Register: New Road, Crich
Mary H Heappey b.30 August 1892
Ernest Heappey b.8 December 1920; incline rope runner heavy work
Arnold Heappey b.20 June 1924; limestone breaker loader
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