Herbert Bower (c.1880-1916)

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:

BOWER, HERBERT. Private. No SD/3889. 11th Royal Sussex Regiment. Formerly Army Cyclist Corps. Born Golcar. Had served in the South African War in the R.A.M.C. as a stretcher-bearer. Married, with three children. Had worked for four years as a porter at Crosland Moor Workhouse until leaving the district to take up a similar position at Worcester Workhouse. Enlisted in June 1915. Killed in action, 21.10.1916, aged 36 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission