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Thomas Bernard Heslop
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Lieutenant: Captain: Acting Major
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6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
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Home Address:
Startforth Villa
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Son of Major J.W.B.Heslop and Mrs Heslop of Startforth Villa

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Mentioned in Dispatches twice - 5 January 1915 and September 1918. Distinguished Service Order March 1919. Awarded for his conduct when commanding his Battalion during a rearguard action. 

Teesdale Mercury 10 June 1914 - Page 5

The Territorials.
Drills for F Company, 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, for the week ending 16th June, Officer on duty, Lieutenant T. B. Heslop; and non-commissioned officer on duty, Sergeant Barnes.  Wednesday, Barnard Castle, 7-30 p.m.—Recruits' parade: drill order, Thursday, Barnard Castle, 7-30 p.m

Teesdale Mercury 21 July 1915 – Page 4:

'Lieutenant T. B. Heslop, who was expected at Barnard Castle last night was unable to reach his house, owing doubtless to military exigencies'

Teesdale Mercury 05.01.1916 - Page 5: Column 1

Mentioned in dispatches - 2nd Lieut T.B. Heslop, Startforth Villa, of the Durham Light Infantry.

Startforth Roll of Honour - "Died and fell in action during the War"

Teesdale Mercury 09.01.1918 - Page 5: Column 2

Captain T B Heslop (DLI) of Startforth Villa, gazetted as Acting-Major

Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918  Page 3: Column 1

Captain T B Heslop (DLI) in hospital following machine gun wounds

Teesdale Mercury 25.09.1918 Page 3: Column 2

Captain T B Heslop receives the Distinguished Service Order

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First Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Startforth Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. EP/Star 14/15); Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Last Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Startforth Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. EP/Star 14/15); Teesdale Mercury 09.01.1918 - Page 5: Column 2; Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Teesdale Mercury 25.09.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Home Address: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Teesdale Mercury 09.01.1918 - Page 5: Column 2; Campaign Medals: Teesdale Mercury 25.09.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Notes: Teesdale Mercury 21 July 1915 – Page 4; Teesdale Mercury 05.01.1916 - Page 5: Column 1; Teesdale Mercury 09.01.1918 - Page 5: Column 2; Teesdale Mercury 25.09.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Ranks: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Unit: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Notes: Startforth Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. EP/Star 14/15); Teesdale Mercury 10.06.1914, page 5; Teesdale Mercury 21 July 1915, page 4; Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Teesdale Mercury 25.09.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Teesdale Townships: Startforth Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. EP/Star 14/15);