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, THOMAS HENRY. Private. No 301971. 9th Battalion The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Born Golcar. Son of Mr and Mrs George Bamforth, 122 Scar Lane, Milnsbridge. Married. Living at 31 Scar Wood Terrace, Milnsbridge. Employed as a weaver by Messrs B. and J. Whitwam and Sons Limited. Was a member of the Milnsbridge Socialist Club. Was in Canada until Christmas, 1915. Enlisted 3.10.1916. Embarked for France, 9.6.1917. Killed in action, 3.8.1917, aged 31 years. Commemorated on the MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private THOMAS HENRY BAMFORTH
- regiment: Royal Scots
- died: Friday, August 3, 1917
- age: 31 years
- record ID: 926353