John Edward Bedford (1897-1917)

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:

BEDFORD, JOHN EDWARD. Private. No 5285. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Jubilee Lane, Linthwaite, 28.1.1897. Son of Robert Bedford. Educated at Crosland Moor Council School. Employed as a greengrocer. At the time of enlistment was living at 8 Stoney Battery, Crosland Moor. Enlisted 25.2.1916. Killed in action, 28.2.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- 'Rising Sun' Public House, Crosland Hill; St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission