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, JACK. Private. 2/5th Marine Battalion American Marines. Born Prickleden, Holmfirth. Son of Mr and Mrs Harry Bamforth, 249 West 178th Street, New York, United States of America. Was aged six or seven when the family emigrated to the USA. Before enlistment was in the postcard business with his father. Enlisted 3rd May, 1917. Killed in action 15.6.1918, aged 20 years. Buried HILLSIDE CEMETERY, COURTLAND MANOR (on the Hudson River, just north of New York).