Norman Lockwood Bamforth (1885-1917)
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:
- BAMFORTH, NORMAN LOCKWOOD. Private. No 242343. 2/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Primrose Hill, Huddersfield 29.11.1885. Son of Mr and Mrs Harry Bamforth, 142 Albert Street, Lockwood. Educated at Mount Pleasant Council School. Was employed as a healder and twister but after war broke out worked as a moulder's labourer for Messrs William Whiteley and Sons, Lockwood. Was a member of the Lockwood Conservative Club bowling team. Enlisted 12.10.1916. Killed at the Battle of Cambrai, 22.11.1917, aged 32 years. Commemorated on the CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Mount Pleasant Chapel, Lockwood; Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; memorial in Almondbury Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private NORMAN LOCKWOOD BAMFORTH
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Thursday, November 22, 1917
- age: 32 years
- record ID: 1750973
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1750973)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #226729)