Willie Bamforth (1893-1918)
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, WILLIE. Private. No 43027. Depot Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 32/6069 Training Reserve Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Marsden, 22.8.1893. Attended Paddock Church of England School. Employed as a labourer at the United Indigo and Chemical Company Limited, Longroyd Bridge. Husband of Rebecca Bamforth, 8 Longroyd Bridge, Huddersfield. Enlisted 26.4.1916. Wounded Ypres August, 1917, and at Rheims, 23.7.1918. Died in Royds Hall War Hospital, Huddersfield, of bronchial-pneumonia, 16.11.1918, aged 25. Buried in St. BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCHYARD, MARSDEN. Grave location:- South, 30, 32.
- ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WILLIE BAMFORTH
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Saturday, November 16, 1918
- age: 25 years
- record ID: 2752225