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  • Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery.
Person Details
Worksop, Notts
Samuel Heaps and Lucy Stubbins married in Worksop in 1877. Whilst living at 37 Waestgate, they had four children, Charlotte Rose in 1879, Christopher in 1881, George Samuel 1882 and John in 1884. Christopher died in infancy shortly after being born. 4 years later, Samuel Heaps died in 1885 age 25 and to make matters worse for the children, their mother Lucy died in 1891 age 35. Charlotte Rose Heaps married George Bowskill in 1897 in Worksop. She was chief mourner at George’s funeral. In 1891, George was living with his maternal uncle and family, John and Sarah Heaps at 8 Cemetery Road, Cheapside, Worksop, and by 1901 was living as a boarder and working as a cattle-man in Belph, Whitwell, Derbyshire. 10 years later he was resident back in Worksop at 50 Canal Road as a boarder. John Heaps married Minnie Sims in 1910 in Worksop and lived at 25 Newgate Street. They had three children all born in Worksop, Lilly May Heaps 1910, Rosie 1912 and George S born 1915.
07 Feb 1917
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138262 - CWGC Website
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Corporal
70th Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps
John Heaps enlisted at Worksop, firstly in the Lincolnshire Regiment as number 10523 before being transferred to the R. A. M. C. He was killed in action on the Western Front and is commemorated on the Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Bel-gium. He leaves a widow and three young children.
CWG additional information:- Husband of Mrs. M. Heaps, of 48, Cresswell Street, Worksop. John's brother, George Heaps, also died as a result of the war. He was discharge through ill health and died on the 29th Jan 1918. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery.
    John Heaps - Buried in Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery.