Joe Balmforth (c.1897-1916)

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:

BALMFORTH, JOE. Rifleman. No R/15269. 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Shaw, Oldham. Lived Meltham. Killed in action at the Battle of Flers, 15.9.1916.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission