Joseph Bottomley Rotherforth (c.1894-1918)

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:

ROTHERFORTH, JOSEPH BOTTOMLEY. Corporal. No 14113. 'A' Company, 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Denby Dale. Son of G. and Mary E. Rotherforth of Upper Denby, Denby Dale. Killed in action in the attack on Pacaut Wood on 15.4.1918, aged 23 years. Buried MONT BERNENCHON BRITISH CEMETERY, GONNEHEM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 3.
ROH:- Denby Dale and Cumberworth War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission