Our People - Joseph Bamford
Image courtesy of Jim Rawcliffe
5091 Private Joseph Bamford
2/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment - 198th Brigade, 2nd (East Lancashire) Division
Killed in action 24/11/1916, age 19
Brownedge (St.Mary) Roman Catholic Churchyard, Lancashire, United Kingdom. Ref: North part
Bamber Bridge - Brownedge St. Mary's R.C. War Memorial (Original)
Lostock Hall - South Ribble Civic WW1 Memorial
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Born in Bamber Bridge on 1 November 1897 son of Daniel and Alice (Culshaw) of School Lane. Died in training at Colchester and was brought by rail to Brownedge. Previous to enlistment he worked at Orr's Mill in School Lane.
Joseph Balshaw's headstone in Brownedge (St.Mary) Roman Catholic Churchyard.
Images (C) Charles O'Donnell
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Published 26 April 2017
WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920 via Ancestry.co.uk / British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 via Ancestry.co.uk / Commonwealth War Graves Commission / UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 via Ancestry.co.uk / Original work by Jim Rawcliffe, Bamber Bridge