Bedford, John William

BORN ST MARY’S, KENT 1898. SON OF ROSA & WILLIAM BEDFORD AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS, AND THREE SISTERS. A SINGLE MAN. WORKED AS A LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 22/02/1917, AGED 17 YEARS AND 364 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 INCHES TALL, 36 INCH CHEST, 110 LBS WEIGHT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 09/10/1917. SERVED WITH THE PRINCE OF WALES OWN (WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT). WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/05/1918, AGED 19. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, ROSA. HE IS BURIED IN FRANCE, AT BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY.


First name:
JOHN WILLIAM
Military Number:
52233
Rank:
Private
Date Died
23/05/1918
Place died:
Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
19
75 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK