George Bamforth (c.1881-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BAMFORTH, GEORGE. Private. No 241783. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Son of Mr Samuel Bamforth, 7 Hawthorne Terrace, Carrs Road, Marsden. Was employed as a weaver by Messrs Crowther, Bruce and Company Limited. Enlisted 1916. Embarked for France January, 1917. Killed in action at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 35 years. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission