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 JAMES. Private. No 202497. 5th Battalion King's (Liverpool Regiment). Born Slaithwaite. Younger son of the late Edward and Mary Bamforth, Moorside, Slaithwaite, and was employed by the Slaithwaite Urban District Council. Formerly lived with his married sister, Mrs Swindell, Moorside, Slaithwaite. Moved to Southport in 1909. Single. Attended Pole Moor Baptist Chapel and Sunday School. Brother of Joe Bamforth, Ivy Cottage, Dirker, Marsden. Killed in action, 1.5.1917, aged 41 years. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row B, Grave 5.
- ROH:- Slaithwaite War Memorial; Pole Moor Baptist Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission