Born Hull 1870. Son of John George Heterick Junior (1832-1895) and Adelaide Hounslow (1833-1896). He married Harriet Elizabeth Simmons (1874-1956), at Patrington, in 1897. They lived at 54 Great Thornston Street Hull (1911 Census) and Osgoldcross, West Yorkshire, with their four children. He served in the Merchant Navy during the war. Chief Officer, of the Goole steamer "Unity". He died at sea, on 02/05/1918. Aged 48
SS Unity, built by Murdoch & Murray, Port Glasgow in 1902 and owned at the time of her loss by Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co., Goole, was a British steamer of 1.091 tons.
On May 2nd, 1918, Unity, on a voyage from Newhaven to Calais with a cargo of ordinance, was sunk by the German submarine UB-57 (Johannes Lohs), 9 miles southeast of Folkestone. 12 persons were lost.
S.S. "Unity" (Goole). Mercantile Marine. Son of the late John George and Adelaide Heterick; husband of Harriet Elizabeth Heterick (nee Simmons), of 44, Brough St., Goole, Yorks. Born at Hull.