Robert BAMFORD

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BAMFORD, Robert

Service Number: 5984
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Coppull, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, France, 5 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Vraucourt Copse Cemetery, Vaulx-Vraucourt
Plot II, Row B, Grave 12 Headstone Inscription "HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN CAN DIE FIGHTING FOR GOD AND RIGHT AND LIBERTY AND THAT IS IMMORTALITY"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5984, 13th Infantry Battalion
22 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5984, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney
5 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 5984, 19th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Jarvis and Jane BAMFORD, of 9 Ashfield Terrace, Appley Bridge, Wigan, England. Born at Coppull, England.