Son of Major J.W.B.Heslop and Mrs Heslop of Startforth Villa
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
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