Ralph William Hebdon

Ralph William Hebdon was born 1891 Ettersgill, Co. Durham.

In the 1891 census he is with his grandmother and aunt and uncle at Low Beck Head, Forest and Frith.

1901 he is still with his grandmother, and another grandson, Ernest William Hebdon, who was born at Barnard Castle.

1911 Ernest is still with his grandmother, while Ralph is with an aunt and uncle, Michael and Sarah Bewsher, at Fylands Bridge, Bishop Auckland. Ralph is working as a coal miner.

Ernest William Hebdon was baptized at Barnard Castle August 9, 1896, mother Elizabeth Hebdon. He served in the 1/7 Nortumberland Fusiliers, Private 205122 and was killed October 26, 1917.

Ralph William Hebdon had married April 6, 1912 at St. Helen's Auckland Parish Church. His wife was Susan Annie Labron. No father is given for Ralph.

Ralph and Susan had a daughter, Violet Elizabeth.

Ralph served in the 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, Corporal 2211 from April 19, 1915. He was killed in action November 5, 1916. His grave is in Warlencourt British Cemetery, Plot VIII. B. 6.

Ralph is a relative of Wendy Hillary of Newton Aycliffe.