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  • Commonwealth War Grave Commission headstone marking Ernest's grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Photograph courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Basford, Nottingham
Ernest was born in Basford and was the son of Ada Clarke of 63 Oxford Street, Bulwell, Nottingham (CWGC).
24 Sep 1915
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He was living at Bulwell when he enlisted at Derby
Lance Corporal
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Ernest Jepson enlisted at Derby and served with the 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He landed in France on 11th November 1914. Ernest died of wounds at No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station on 24th September 1915 and is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.
Personal inscription on CWGC headstone: 'His duty nobly done Mother'
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  • Commonwealth War Grave Commission headstone marking Ernest's grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Photograph courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Ernest Jepson - Commonwealth War Grave Commission headstone marking Ernest's grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Photograph courtesy of Murray Biddle