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, NORMAN HANSON. Private. No 31687. 13th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Formerly No 3362 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Barton Road, Crosland Moor, 1.10.1890. Son of Mrs E. Bamforth. Educated at Crosland Moor Council School. Was employed as a pattern weaver at Messrs John Crowther and Sons, Union Mills, Milnsbridge. Married. Living at 273 Blackmoorfoot Road, Crosland Moor. Enlisted 6.11.1914. Embarked for France in April, 1915, and was wounded in November, 1915. Killed in action, 12.4.1918, aged 28 years. Commemorated on the PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; United Methodist Church, Crosland Moor.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission