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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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.
St Mary's A.D.S. Cemetery, Haisnes, IX.D.13 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/324905/BAMFORD,%20A
St Marychurch War Memorial, Torquay, Devon www.devonheritage.org/Places/Torquay/StMarychurchWarMemor...
Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.