WILLIAM LESLIE HEPBURN
|Burial register ID:||12938|
|Cause of death:||Unknown|
|Date of death:||26-Mar-1916|
|Date of burial:||28-Mar-1916|
The site includes four plots (10, 11, 15 and 16) in Block 8. There is one large monument, now damaged, with inscriptions on each side (1–4). Also a shield (5), now lying on the ground in several pieces, but perhaps originally attached to a smaller headstone still standing beside the main monument.
And with the morn those angel faces smile
Also his son
In loving memory of
William was known as “Leslie.” He was the youngest son of William Hepburn and Margaret Dunbar Ross Hepburn, née Marshall. Brought up in Dunedin, New Zealand, he attended Kaikorai School from 28 January 1890 until 16 December 1895, when he left to go to high school, probably Otago Boys’ High School. His headstone inscription reads: “Also In Loving Memory of William Leslie Hepburn accidentally killed at [?] Erected by his workmates.” The fatal accident occurred on Saturday 25 March 1916, according to a note written by his sister c. 1916.
— Other burials recorded at the same site (Plots 10, 11, 15 and 16 in Block 8 form a single grave):
|Surname||First names||Age||Date of death||Date of burial|
|GUTHRIE||CHARLES HERBERT||35 Years||25-Jan-1913||28-Jan-1913|
|HEPBURN||WILLIAM LESLIE||33 Years||26-Mar-1916||28-Mar-1916|