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Bamford, Arthur (1889-1915)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.


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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.


Details: Arthur Bamford (1889-1915), born at Highgaet in June 1889, third son of the Revd. Robert Bamford and Blanch E. Bamford (nee Porter) of Lynton House [Abbot's Litten], Long Street, Sherborne, Dorset. Mrs Bamford later remarried and became Mrs B.E. Myers of 89, Bloomfield Avenue, Bath); brother of Robert Bamford (1884-?); and Major Edward Bamford VC (1887-1928).


Attended Sherborne Preparatory School.


Attended Sherborne School (Town/day boy) September 1903-April 1905.


[Sherborne Register 1550-1950: 1910-1912 in Australia. 1913, professional musician]

1911 census, boarding with Margaret Prall at ‘Roslyn’, 250 Kingston Road, Hampton Wick.


WW1, Private in the Grenadier Guards. Killed near Loos on 11 October 1915.


Commemorated at:

St Mary's A.D.S. Cemetery, Haisnes, IX.D.13,%20A


St Marychurch War Memorial, Torquay, Devon


Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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