Ralph Armfield (c.1895-1917)

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.


Ralph Armfield was born in Barnsley, the son of labourer George Armfield and his wife Minnie (née Taylor).

By 1911, the family was living at Ardsley and 16-year-old Ralph was working as a milk seller with his father.

He died on 31 July 1917.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

ARMFIELD, RALPH. Private. No 34258 Leicestershire Regiment; transferred to No 41593 Lincolnshire Regiment. Awarded the Victory and British War Medal.
ROH:- Denby Dale and Cumberworth War Memorial.