Sam Bamforth (c.1879-1918)

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:

BAMFORTH, SAM. Private. No 242022. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Stainland. Son of Mr James Bamforth, Green Top, Marsden. Was employed at Clough Lea Mill, Marsden. Enlisted 1915. Embarked for France January, 1917. Killed in action, 22.7.1918, aged 39. Commemorated on the SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission