Tom Sykes Bamforth (c.1880-1918)
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, TOM SYKES. Corporal. No 533641. 15th (County of London) Battalion (P.W.O. Civil Service Rifles). Born Slaithwaite. Son of M. H. and J. Bamforth of Pasford House, Slaithwaite. Husband of Ellen Bamforth of 'Hillbrae'. 18 Wood Street, Slaithwaite. Killed in action, 23.3.1918, aged 37 years. Buried in FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row E, Grave 20.
- ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Corporal TOM SYKES BAMFORTH
- regiment: London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)
- died: Saturday, March 23, 1918
- age: 37 years
- record ID: 554342
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #554342)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #226752)