On Friday 6th November 1914 the Bradford Daily Telegraph published a list of the first 1000 men to enlist in what was to become the 16th Battalion (1st Bradford Pals).
 
Surnames from the list beginning A & B with further detail.
 
ACKROYD, Irving Proctor – Woolsorter
 
MIC: 16/943 Pte – 2nd Lt Royal Irish Rifles Comm. 28/8/1917
 
b. Bradford 23/5/1890 only child of Seth and Sarah Elizabeth Ackroyd.
 
1911 Census: 113 Tong Street, Dudley Hill, Bradford.  Irving shown as “Apprentice to Wool Trade (Woolsorter) age 21.
 
m. Hannah Robertshaw 23/9/1911 at Tong Church. 
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. Bradford 1981 age 91.
 
ACKROYD, Willie – Warehouseman
 
MIC: 16/682 Pte – K in A
 
b. Bradford 1894 Son of Frank and Clara Ackroyd (nee Hardaker)
 
1911: 13 Prospect Place (off Duckworth Lane) Bradford. Willie shown as Clerk at Stuff Merchants.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 13 Prospect Place, Bradford.
 
d. 27/7/1916
 
CWGC: ACKROYD, Willie. Private 16/682 d. 27/7/1916 Age 22. Signaller C Coy 16 Bn West Yorks. Buried. St Vaast Post Military Cemetery, France.
 
ADAMS: George William – Engineer
 
MIC: Not found
 
Roll of Honour: Not found
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: Not found
 
AKAM, James Rhodes – Timber Merchant
 
MIC:  Pte 16/631 – Lt. West Yorks. Comm. 15/3/1915. Dead/Missing 1/7/1916.
 
b. Bradford 1893 Son of Benjamin and Martha Ellen (nee Rothera).
 
1911: 33 Cecil Avenue, Horton, Bradford. James occupation “Learning Timber Trade” age 17.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC:  Lieutenant 18 Bn West Yorks d. 1/7/1916. Thiepval Memorial, France.
 
AKED, Clement – Manufacturer
 
MIC: Pte 16/858 – Pres. Dead
 
b. Cleckheaton 1883 Son of Adam and Sarah Aked
 
m. Mabel Pearson 7/6/1905 Parish Church, Bolton, Bradford.
 
1911: 12 Mount Terrace, Eccleshill with son Harry Pearson Aked (1907). Clement occupation “Cotton Dress Goods Manufacturer”.
 
Service Records: Not found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: Pte 16/858 d. 1/7/1916 Age 33. 16 Bn West Yorks. Thiepval Memorial, France. Son of the late Adam and Sarah Aked. Husband of Mabel Aked, 92, Shipley Fields Road, Frizinghall, Bradford.
 
ALDERSLEY, Edmund – Clerk
 
MIC: None found
 
b. Keighley 1876.
 
1911: 15 Mornington St, Keighley with sisters and brothers. Edmund occupation Draper
 
Service Records: 16/760 enl. 23/9/14 age 33 yrs 169 days Auctioneers Clerk.  NoK Brother Edgar.  Discharged 20/11/1914 “not being likely to become and efficient soldier” due to Rheumatic veins. Add 15 Mornington St, Keighley.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. Keighley 1937.
 
ALLCOCK, John William – Motor Lorry Steerer
 
MIC: Pte 16/722 – Machine Gun Corps 140200
 
b. Acomb, Yorkshire.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 16 Hillside Road, Bradford.
 
d. 12/4/1918
 
CWGC: Pte John Willie Allcock 140200 d. 12/4/1918 3 Bn MGC (Infantry).
Choques Military Cemetery, France.
 
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/165810/ALLCOCK,%20J%20W
 
ALLEN, Percival – Butcher
 
MIC: Pte 16/287 – North’d Fusiliers 53208 – Yorkshire Regt 21936 – RE 346930 – RE WR/341916
 
b. Manningham, Bradford, 1888.
m. Sarah Mitchell 18/9/1911 Bradford
 
1911:
 
Service Records: 16/287 enl. 21/9/1914 Age 25 yrs 334 Days Butcher of 60 Kensington St, Bradford. Served India – Mesopotamia (Basrah).
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. 1971 Bradford age 82
 
ALLOTT, Frederick Burman – Barman, Masseur
 
MIC: Pte 16/221 – Lab Corps 271951
 
b. Bradford 1889 Son of Thomas Edward Burman and Jane Allott.
 
1911: 486 Wakefield Road, Bradford. Father is a publican.  Frederick occupation Bath Attendant (shampooer).
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 90 Bolton Lane, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1935 age 47.
 
AMBLER, Frederick – Upholsterer
 
MIC: Pte 16/668 - Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found 
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
AMBLER, John Richard – Bricklayer
 
MIC: Pte 16/1063 Disc.
 
b. Ruskington, Sleaford, Lincs.
 
1911: 16 Lindum Avenue, Lincoln.
 
Service Records: 16/1063 enl. 28/9/14 age 30 yrs 340 days. Bricklayer. Disc. 2/4/17. GSW Tibia Severe 17/5/1916. Mother Emma, Ruskington, Lincs. Brother William, 88 Thornton Road, Bradford.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 1962 Calder age 79
 
AMBLER, Victor – Spinning Proofer
 
MIC: Sjt 16/739 - KinA
 
b. Eccleshill, Bradford 1893. Son of Frank and Esther Jane.
 
1911: 93 Folkestone Street, Bradford Moor, Bradford. Occupation “Jobber” age 18.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 11 St Hilda’s Terrace, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: Serjeant 16/739 d. 1/7/1916 16 Bn West Yorks - Thiepval Memorial, France.
 
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/773452/AMBLER,%20VICTOR
 
ANDERSON, James Gilchrist – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/66 – 2nd/Lt Yorkshire Regt (comm. 28/9/17)
 
b. West Ham, London 5/3/1893 son of Peter and Margaret L.
 
1911: 3 Camden Terrace, Bradford. Father Peter occupation “Secretary to Chamber of Commerce”. James Age 18 occupation “Piece Merchants Warehouseman”
 
Service Records: None Found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 3 Camden Terrace, Bradford.
 
m. Kathleen Thomson at Presbyterian Church, Bradford 6/9/1930. James was 37. Address Scite House, Liversedge.
 
d. Bradford 1969 Age 76
 
ANGEL, Henry George Alfred – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/491 Angell – Class Z
 
b. Elstree, Hertfordshire 1892. Son of Henry and Rose Alice.
 
1911: 65 Jesse Street, Allerton. Henry 18 occ Dyer’s Labourer.
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 65 Jesse Street, Bradford.
 
m. 1918 Bradford Mary E Troth
m. 1936 Bradford Edna Green
 
d. Bradford 1968 Age 76
 
APPLETON, Edward Victor – University Coach
 
MIC: None Found
 
b. Bradford 1892 son of Peter and Mary Appleton
 
1911: 68 Wingfield Street, Bradford. Edward age 18 is shown as Student (Cambridge)
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
m. 1915 to Jessie Longson Range
d. Edinburgh 21 April 1965 age 72
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1947/appleton-bio.html
 
ARMSTRONG, Gilbert – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/354 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1896 son of John and Minnie Armstrong.
 
1911: 336 Otley Road, Bradford. Gilbert Age 14 occupation warehouse boy.
 
Service Records: None Found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:  10 Sowdon Place, Bradford
 
d. Bradford 1980 Age 84
 
ARNOTT, Harold – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/594 – K in A 14/7/16
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of John and Carletta Arnott.
 
1911: 3 Grange Avenue, Allerton, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 75 Grange Road, Allerton, Bradford.
 
d. 14/7/1916
 
CWGC: Pte 16/594 d. 14/7/1916. Age 20. 12 Bn West Yorks. Thiepval Memorial, France.
 
ASCOUGH, Harry – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/78 – North’d Fusiliers 60802 – Yorks L.I. 63261 – Class Z
 
b. 14 Oct 1895
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not Found
 
d. Bradford 1976 Age 80
 
ASHFORTH, George Wheatley – Bank Clerk
Military Cross.
 
MIC: L/Cpl - Sgt 16/483 –  West Yorks – 2/Lt -  A/Capt. – Major
Address 1920: c/o London Joint City and Midland Bank, Market Street, Bradford.
 
b. Sheffield 26/6/1883. Son of Frederick Thomas and Elizabeth Annie Ashforth.
 
1911: 140 Blackhouse Road, Fartown, Huddersfield. Age 27 Bank clerk.
 
Service Records: None Found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
m. 11/7/1911 Edith May Ingham
 
d. Bournemouth, Hampshire 1969 Age 86
 
ASHLEY, Albert – General Dealer
 
MIC: None found.
 
b. Bradford 1885
 
m. 26/7/1910 Sarah Butler at Holy Trinity, Bradford.
 
1911: 87 Joseph’s Street, Leeds Road, Bradford occupation “Hatters Furriers Labourer” age 26.
 
Service Records: 16/337 enl. 21/9/14 Age 28 years 302 days. General dealer of 15 Wentworth Street, Leeds Road. Disch. 20/11/14. “Not likely to become an efficient soldier” – “Chronic Catarrh of the stomach”
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
ASHWORTH, Edward – Actor
Military Medal
 
MIC: Pte – Sjt 16/586 – MGC Sgt 22749
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Boarder at 62 Harwick Road, Batley. Occupation Actor Birthplace shown as unknown.
 
Service Records: None found
Bradford Roll of Honour: 422 Bolton Villas Sgt 31st Div MGC – Military Medal. (Comment MM not shown on MIC)
 
d. u/k
 
ASHWORTH, Harold – Painter
 
MIC: Pte 16/481 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1895 son of Robert and Eleanor Ashworth.
 
1911: 9 Duckworth Lane. Harold Age 16 occupation “house painter”.
 
Service Records: None Found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 9 Duckworth Lane.
 
m. 16/4/1921 Doris Ivy Mann at Wesleyan Chapel, Girlington Road, Bradford
 
d. Bradford 1954 Age 60.
 
ASTBURY, Reginald – Mechanical Engineer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. Bradford 1894 eldest son of William Robert and Sarah Jane Astbury.
 
1911: 124 Sanford Road, Bradford Reginald age 17 occupation “Engineer Twister”.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
ATKINSON, William – Seal Finisher
 
MIC: Pte 16/802 – Labour Corps 201833 Disch 3.1.18
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 35 Beamsley Street, Bradford
 
d. u/k
 
BAILEY, Norman - Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/664 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BAILEY, Samuel – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/316 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BALAAM, George Charles – Horse Driver
 
MIC: A/Cpl Yorkshire Regt 21969
 
b. Bradford 19/1/1882 Son of Charles and Catherine Balaam (nee Holden)
 
m. 1905 Bradford to Nellie Clark
 
1911: 18 Grantham St. Bradford. Occupation Milk Deliverer for Bradford Co-Operative Society”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 70 Arthington St. Bradford. Cpl 16 West Yorks.
 
d. Bradford 1925 Age 43
 
BALME, Benjamin – Woolsorter
 
MIC: Pte 16/736 – Presumed Dead
 
b. Clayton, Bradford 1895. Son of George Frederick and Annis (nee Kershaw)
 
1911: 7 Granville Street, Clayton Benjamin is 16 occupation
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 1 Ramsden Place, Clayton, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: Private 16/736 d. 1/7/1916 Age 21. C Coy 16 Bn West Yorks. Thiepval Memorial, France.
Son of George Frederick Balme, 22 Town End, Clayton, Bradford and the late Annie Balme.
 
BANCROFT, Fred – Solicitors Clerk
 
MIC: 18/363
 
b. Keighley 1885.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 1929
 
BANKS, James - Warehouseman
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
m. Bradford 29/4/1911 Doris Mouvley St Stephen’s Church, West Bowling, Bradford.
 
1911: u/k
 
Service Records: 16/930 enl. 24/9/14 Age 25 yrs 45 Days. Warehouseman of 58 Cotewall Road, Bradford. Disch. 15/5/1915 Misconduct.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BANNISTER, William - Dyer's Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/438 – K in A
 
b. Bradford
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 103 Chassum St. Bradford.
 
d. 24/5/1916
 
CWGC: Pte 16/438. D. 24/4/1916 c coy 16 Bn West Yorks. Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps.
 
BARBER, Frank – Mechanical Engineer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. Bradford 1889 Son of Arthur and Eliza Barber
 
1911: 28 White’s View, Bradford. Frank age 28 occupation “Mechanical Draughtsman in a Textile Engineering Firm”
 
Service Records: None Found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k 
 
BARKER, Alfred – Tramway Messenger
 
MIC: Pte 16/188 - Dead
 
b. Goole 1896 Son of Joseph William and Sarah Barker.
 
1911: 387 Wakefield Road, Bradford. Alfred age 15 Tramway Messenger.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: Private 16/188 died 1/7/1916. 16 Bn West Yorks.
 
BARKER, Francis Albert - Warehouseman
 
MIC:
 
b. 1895 Great Horton, Bradford. Son of Horace and Louisa Barker.
 
1911: 19, Green End, Clayton. Francis age 15 occupation “office boy”
 
Service Records: 16/158 enlisted 20/9/1914 Age 19 yrs 51 days a warehouseman of Horton, Bradford. Posted 20th Bn Dec 1915 as a private.  By April 1916 he was a Sergeant. Transferred DLI Dec 16. He was transferred to Officer Cadet Bn No 23 5/4/1918. Disc to temporary commission in Indian Army 25/9/18. Served BEF Dec 16 to Jan 18.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BARKER, Harold – Cashier
 
MIC: Pte 16/185 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: Not found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 16 Retford Place, Bradford.
 
d. u/k 
 
BARKER, Herbert – Stuff Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/543 – K in A
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: Private 16/543 1/7/1916 16 Bn West Yorks. Thiepval Memorial, France.
 
BARKER, Walter Clarence – Joiner
 
MIC: Pte 16/289 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of John and Hannah Barker (Nee Smith)
 
1911: 4 King Edward St. Thornton, Bradford. Walter age 17 occupation “Apprentice Joiner and Builder”.
 
Service Records: Not found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 4 King Edward Terrace, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1955 Age 62.
 
BARNES, Ernest Atkinson – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/1031 – RE 312597 – K in A 14/4/1918
 
b. Bradford 1888. Son of John and Martha Barnes.
 
1911: unable to find. 1901 at 6 Tile Street, Bradford.
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 14/4/1918
 
CWGC: Pioneer 313597 14/4/1918 31st Signal Coy, Royal Engineers. Age 29.
Ploegsteert Memorial. Son of John and Martha Barnes, 56 Fairbank Road, Bradford.
 
BARNES, Ernest – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/639 – Sec/Lt West Yorks. Add. 1920 967 Bolton Road, Bradford.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: Not found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BARNES, Stanley
 
MIC: Pte - Sgt 16/1025 – Class Z 17/4/19
 
b. 1890 Farsley, Nr. Leeds. Son of Joseph R and Elizabeth Barnes.
 
1911: Edroyd House, Farsley. Age 21 occupation “Private Means”
 
Service Records: 16/1025 enl. 25/9/14 Age 24 years 14 days. Promoted Cpl 1/7/1916 and Sgt 7/7/1916. Reported missing 27/2/1917 confirmed POW (Dulman). To England 31/12/18 and to Class Z 17/4/19. Edroyd House, Farsley.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BARR, Phillip Henry – Yarn Salesman
MBE
 
MIC: T/2 LT 9 West Yorks – T/LT RAF – MBE
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of John Mallinson and Mary Eliza Barr (nee Walker).
 
1911: 79 St Mary’s Terrace, Manningham. Phillip age 16 occupation “Assistant to yarn agent”.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Staff Captain 14 West Yorks MBE. 81 St Mary’s Road, Bradford.
 
m. 1932 to Emma Alison Greaves. Bingley All Saints.
 
d. Spen Valley 1959 Age 64.
 
BARRACLOUGH, Fred – Stuff Presser
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. Bradford 1885.
 
1911: 149, Woodroyd Road, Bradford. Married to Hannah Priestley.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BARSTOW, William Edwin – Portmanteau Maker
 
MIC: Pte 756 West Yorks – Yorks and Lancs. Regt. L/Cpl 38410. Class Z 7/3/19.
 
b. Bradford 1894 Eldest son of Charles and Sarah Ann Barstow.
 
1911: 162 Salt Street, Bradford. Age 17 “Portmanteau Manufacturer”.
 
Service Records: 16/756 Enl. 23/9/14 Age 20 years 320 Days A Portmanteau Maker. Wounded 1/7/1916 (GSW L Arm). Sent to England 4/7/1916. Transferred 3 Bn Yorks and Lancs. 18/10/16. MEF 8/11/16 – 18/12/18. Wounded 27/4/18 (?).
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 9 Marshfield Place, Bradford.
 
m. Lucy Hainsworth 16/8/1924 St Matthew’s, Bankfoot, Bradford. William occupation “motor Engineer” 9 Marshfield Place.
 
d. Bradford 1963. Age 69.
 
BARTLEY, William – Woolcomber
 
MIC: Pte 16/729 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None Found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k 
 
BARTON, Charles Edward – Draughtsman
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. Bolton, Lancashire 1892. Son of Thomas and Margaret Barton.
 
1911: 102, Preston Street, Bradford. Age 19 “Apprentice Engineer Draughtsman at Steam Engine Builder”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BASTOW, John Henry – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/421 – Labour Corps 645746
 
b. Bradford 1894.
 
1911: Birkenshaw, Bradford. Age 15 occupation “Bleacher”
 
Service Records: Enl 21/9/14 Age 19 Years 345 Days. Dyer’s Labourer.  GSW L Shoulder 30/9/17. Disch. Z 16/4/19. Father John Henry Bastow, Allen Croft, Birkenshaw.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BASTOW, William – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/768 – Pte RDC 80211
 
b. Bradford 1893. Son of William Henry and Matilda Bastow.
 
1911: 88 Seaton St. Bradford Age 17 wool Warehouseman.
 
Service Records: 16/768 Enl. 23/9/14 Age 21 Yrs 97 Days. Clerk b Bradford. GSW Back. T’ferred RDC 25/6/18. Father William Henry, 88 Seaton Street, Bradford.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 88 Seaton Street, Bradford.
 
m. Mary May Oct 28 1922. Bradford Holy Trinity, Leeds Road, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1969 Age 76.
 
BATEMAN, Herbert - Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/476 – Sgt 16/476 – Durham L.I. 53606 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1895. Son of Alfred and Louisa Bateman.
 
1911: 20 Waverley Terrace, Bradford. Herbert 17 occupation “Law Clerk at Solicitors”
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 15 Waverley Street. Sgt Durham Light Infantry
 
d. u/k
 
BATTY, Herbert – Labourer
 
MIC: L/Sgt – Sgt 16/495 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1895 Son of  ???? and Sarah Ann Batty.
 
1911: 5 Church Hill Court, Paley Road, Bradford. Occupation “Labourer in Dyehouse”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BOWDEN, Josiah Frederick – Packer
 
MIC: Bowden Josiah F.
 
b. Bradford 1898 Son of Josiah Richard and Mary Jane Bowden.
 
1911: 40 Trafalgar Street,  Bradford. Age 13 “Errand boy Drapery Establishment”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 3/5/1917
 
CWGC: Private 16/925 d 3/5/1917 Age 19 A Coy 16 Bn West Yorks. Arras Memorial. Son of Josiah Richard and Mary Jane Bowden, 40 Trafalgar St. Bradford.
 
BAXTER, Fred – Butcher’s Assistant
 
MIC: Pte 16/216 – Pte Trng Reserve TR/5/77950
 
b. Bradford 1893.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: 16/216 Enl. 21/9/14 Age 19 Yrs 163 Days. Butcher’s Assistant. Disch. 28/2/1918 GSW Head.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 9 Royd Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BEACH, Frederick Charles
 
MIC:   L/Cpl TR/5/76193 Enl. 16/10/14 Disch. 17/1/17 Sick.
 
b. Bradford 1877. Son of
 
1911: 30 Ferrand Road, Shipley. Age 34 Tramways Motor Man.
 
Service Records: 16/1073 Enl. 16/10/14 Age 34 Years 60 Days Electrical Car Driver. Wife Florence Glenton m. 4/8/1900. Disch. 17/1/17 Sick.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BEAN, Charles Edward – Surveyors Assistant
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BEANLAND, Percy – Mechanic
 
MIC: Sjt 89th Training Bn TR/5/76056
 
b. Bradford
 
m. 29/12/14 Eastbrook Hall Bradford Mary Ellen Mittenden.
 
1911: 1360 Leeds Road, Bradford. Age 23 Mechanic.
 
Service Records: 16/512 enl. 22/9/14 Age 27 Yrs 84 Days. Mechanic. Clifton Road, Manningham. Disch. 1.4.19.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 26 Oakwood Avenue, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1965 Age 78.
 
BEANLAND, Robert Douglas – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/276 – Disc.
 
b. Rodley, Yorkshire 1878 (Registered Bradford). Son of Alfred and Sarah Hannah (Nee Wilson).
 
1911: 5 Oulton Terrace, Bradford. Age 33 Stuff Warehouseman. With wife Mary Ann and daughters Annie Jannette and Ethel May Beanland.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 8 Gaythorne Road, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1939 Age 62.
 
BEAUMONT, Fred – Insurance Agent
 
MIC: CQMS – A/WO2 16/13 - Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1875. Son of Arthur and Anna Beaumont.
 
1911: 5 Byron Street, Pudsey. Age 35 Insurance Agent. Wife Fanny and 5 Children.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
BEAUMONT, Jonah – Woolsorter
 
MIC: 12/West Yorks 16/981 – Pres. dead 18/8/16
 
b. Bradford 1891 Son of Forshaw and Martha Ann Beaumont.
 
1911: 661 Little Horton Lane, Bradford. Age 19 Stuff Woollen Warehouseman.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 18/8/1916
 
CWGC: Private 16/981 d. 18/8/1916. Age 23. 12 Bn West Yorks. Serre Road Cemetery No 2, France.
Son of Forshaw Beaumont, 179, Mill Lane, Bradford.
 
BEBB, Harry – Painter
 
MIC: Pte 16/720 – North’d Fusiliers 60786 – MGC 15747
 
b. 1889 Bradford Son of Walter and Alice Bebb.
 
1911: 16 Westbourne Road, Bradford. Age 22 Dyehouse Labourer.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 16 Westbourne Road.
 
d. Bradford 1959 Age 71.
 
BEESLEY, James – Cashier
Military Medal
 
MIC: Pte 16/62 MM Class Z
 
b. Bradford 10/12/1897 Son of William and Louisa Beesley
 
1911: 8 Park Road, Bradford. Age 13 Half Time Doffer.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 8 Park Road L/Cpl 8th West Yorks.
 
d. Bradford 1972 Age 74.
 
BELL, Arthur – Clerk
Military Medal
 
MIC: Pte-Sgt 16/757 MM
(Gazette. 16/757 Sjt Bell, A 1st Bn West Yorks (Great Horton) Military Medal.
 
b. Bradford 29/1/1891. Son of Lazarus and Alice Bell.
 
1911: 33 Horton Green, Bradford. Age 20 Town Postman.
 
Service Records: None Found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 17 Dirkhill Street, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1975 Age 84.
 
BELL, Edward – Clerk
 
MIC: Cpl 16/1065 K in A
 
b. Bradford 1888.
 
1911: 30 Manorville Terrace, Bradford. Age 23 Shipping Clerk.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: Corporal 16/1065 16 Bn West Yorks Thiepval Memorial, France.
 
BELL, Ralph – Casemaker
 
MIC: Pte 16/593 – Disc.
 
b. Bradford 1892. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Bell.
 
1911: 42 Hillside Road, Bradford. Age 19 occupation “Sawmill Wood”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 42, Hillside Road, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1943. Age 52.
 
BELL, William Edward – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BENDALL, George William – Fitter
 
MIC:
 
b. 1893. Grantham, Lincs.  Son of George Hockney and Sarah Ellen Bendall.
 
1911: 35 Swinton Place, Bradford Age 18 “Engineers Apprentice”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 2 Springwood Terrace, Bradford. Pte 16 W Yorks. Enl 21/9/14.
 
d. u/k
 
BENN, James – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/850 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1890. Son of Arthur
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: 16/850 Enl. 23/9/14 Age 23 Yrs 311 Days. Clerk. Father Arthur Benn. M. Mary Emsley 29/11/15. Class Z 21/1/19/
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. Bradford 1968.  Age 77. 
 
BENN, William Henry – Manufacturer
 
MIC: Pte 16/974 – TR Res. Cpl TR/5/76104 –2 Lt MGC – Capt. Tank Corps.
Add on MIC 1925: Ellen House, Dukiah Lane, Accra, West Coast of Africa.
 
b. Saltaire, Bradford 1894 Son of  Joseph and Florence Benn.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: 16/964 enl. 25/9/14 Age 19 yrs 245 Days Manufacturer. Posted Depot 4/7/16 Disch to commission MGC 26/1/17. GSW/Shell wound neck July 16. NoK addr. Wesley House, Low Moor, Bradford.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 7 Cecil Avenue, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BENNETT, Benjamin – Woolsorter
 
MIC: Sjt 16/988 – Lab Corps 384448
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BENTLEY, George Frederick – Brass Finisher
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. Heckmondwike 1880 Son of Hodgson and Louisa Bentley.
 
1911: 41 South Parade, Cleckheaton. Age 21 Brass Finisher.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. Dewsbury 1972 Age 82. 
 
BENTLEY, Sargent – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/312 – Dead.
 
b. Bradford 1879 son of Richard and Martha Bentley.
 
1911:  2 Hardy Fold, Low Moor, Bradford. Sargent 31 Stuff Warehouseman.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 2 Hardy Fold, Bradford.
 
d. 4/7/1916
 
CWGC: Private 16/312 – d 4/7/1916 Age 37. A Coy 16 Bn West Yorks. St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen.
 
BERRY, Charles – Pawnbroker’s Assistant
Military Medal
 
MIC: Pte 16/819 MM - DoW
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of Hartwell and Louisa K Berry.
 
1911: Not found (1901 52 Horton Street, Bradford).
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 133 Great Horton Road. Died 30 Sept 1918.
 
d. 30/9/1918
 
CWGC: Private 16/819 d 30/9/1918 Age 23. 15/17 Bn West Yorks. La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck, France.
 
Son of Hartwell and Louisa K Berry of Bradford.
 
BERRY, Frank – Draughtsman
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: u/k
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BERRY, Lawrence – Shuttlemaker
 
MIC: Pte 16/437 – Enl. 21/9/14 Disc. 19/4/1916 Sickness
 
b. Barrow-in-Furness 1882 Son of George and Mary A Berry.
 
m. 1905 Burnley to Alice Maud Timberlake.
 
1911: 6 Lowfield Street, Bradford Age 29 Shuttle Peg Maker.
 
Service Records: 16/437 Enl 21/9/14 Age 32 Yrs 306 Days. Shuttlemaker of 15 Tennant Street, Bradford. Disch. 19/4/16 Para 392 xvi.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bradford 1918 Age 36.
 
BINDER, William Ernest – Stoker
 
MIC: Sgt 16/373 – Res. Z
 
b. Bradford 1881.
 
1911: 138 Paley Road, Bradford Age 30 Wool Warehouseman.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 19 Brassey Terrace, Bradford
 
d. Bradford 1939 Age 58.
 
BIRCH, William – Bricklayer
 
MIC: Pte 16/256 – Res. Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 304 Dudley Hill Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BLAKEBOROUGH, Arthur – Woolsorter
 
MIC: Pte – Cpl 16/450 – 2 Lt West Yorks
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 126 Undercliffe Road, Bradford Lt West Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
BLAKEBOROUGH, William Herbert – Professional Boxer
 
MIC: None.
 
b. Bradford 28 June 1892
 
1911:
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. 14/5/1915
 
CWGC: Private 16/369 d. 14/5/1915. 16 Bn West Yorks. Shelf (Bethel) Methodist Churchyard.
 
BLAKEY, Frederick Archie – Engineman
Military Medal
 
MIC: Pte 16/520 – MM – Res. Z
 
b. 1883. Lindley, Huddersfield. Son of John and Emily Blakey.
 
1911: 28 Haycliffe Hill, Great Horton Bradford. Occupation “Pump Attendant – Electricity Works”
(NOTE: Married 7 Years (1903/4) 2 Children. Not shown on census.)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 46 Cliffe Road, Bradford.
 
d. Halifax 1967. Age 84. 
 
BLAKEY, Percy – Warehouseman
 
MIC:  Pte 16/820 - DoW
 
b. Bradford 1892. Son of Rueben and Hannah Blakey.
 
1911: 123, Lumb Lane, Bradford Age 19 “Packing Room Hand at Plush Manufacturer”.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 122 Lumb Lane, Bradford.
 
d. 24/4/1916
 
CWGC: Private 16/820 d. 24/4/1916 A Coy 16 Bn West Yorks. Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
 
BLAYDON, Arthur – Tailors Cutter
 
MIC: Not found.
 
b. 1893 Malton, North Yorkshire.
 
1911: 175 Dudley Hill Road, Undercliffe, Bradford. Arthur 17 “Apprentice Tailor”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 175 Dudley Hill Road, Bradford. Pte 16 West Yorks.
 
d. Bradford 1959. Age 65.
 
BLUES, Alfred – Motor Mechanic
 
MIC: Pte 16/556 – Z 16/7/19
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BLUNDELL, Willie – Drawing Overlooker
 
MIC: Pte 16/922 – Labour Corps 374049
 
b. 1893 Clayton, Bradford. Son of Catherine Blundell.
 
1911: 22 Back Lane, Clayton Heights, Nr Bradford. Age 18 Worsted Spinning Overlooker.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
m. Bradford 1925 Ada Dawson.
 
d. Bradford 1963. Age 70.
 
BOYLE, Clifford – Dentist’s Traveller
 
BOGLE on list
 
MIC: Pte – L/Cpl 16/80 Disch.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 152 New Cross St. Bradford. L/Cpl 16 West Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
BOLLAND, Charles Edward – Warehouseman
 
MIC: L/Cpl – Cpl 16/827 – Res Z
 
b. Bradford 1897 Son of Joseph and Margaret Bolland.
 
1911: 28 Hillside Road, Bradford. Age 13 butcher (part time)
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 54 Cordingley Street, Bradford.
 
d. Worth Valley 1966 Age 69
 
BOLTON, John William – Tramway Conductor
 
MIC: CSM – WO2 16/197 Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1881.
 
1911: 663 Manchester Road, Bradford.
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 663 Manchester Road, Bradford
 
d. u/k
 
BOLTON, Watson – Mechanic
 
MIC: Pte 16/508 – Res Z
 
b. Denholme 1888 Son of Mary Ann and
 
1911: 3 Chapel Street, Denholme. Age 23 Mechanic (Turner)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
BOND, William – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte - Cpl 16/68 - Dead
 
b. Bradford 29/5/1895
 
1911: 2 Darton Street, Bradford. Age 15 “Dyer’s Labourer”
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 27/2/1917
 
CWGC: Corporal - 16/68 d 27/2/1917. 16 Bn West Yorks. Owl Trench Cemetery, Hebuterne.
 
BOOTH, Allen Hodgson – Architects Assistant
 
MIC: 2/Lt – Lt. 18th West Yorks – Lt Indian Army – 14 Oikks (?)
Addr. 1. Peshawar India 2. 3 Woodside Avenue, Nab Wood, Shipley.
 
b. Bradford 30/8/1887. Son of George Albert and Ellen Jane Hodgson.
 
1911: 164 Keighley Road, Bradford. Age 23 Architects Assistant.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. u/k
 
BOOTH, Herbert – Draper’s Assistant
 
MIC: Pte 16/803 – Sapper RE 82956 – Res Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not Found.
 
d. u/k
 
BOOTH, Joshua Myers – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/382 – Royal Irish Fusiliers 40055
 
b. Bradford 1896 Son of William and Martha Hannah Booth.
 
1911: 257 Girlington Road, Bradford. Age 15 “Parcel Boy for Tramway”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 253 Girlington Road. Bradford. Royal Irish Fusiliers.
 
d. Bradford 1955 Age 60.
 
BOOTH, William Crane – Brass Finisher
 
MIC: Pte 16/1029 - Dead
 
b. Valletta, Malta
 
1911: 70 Southampton Street, Otley Road, Bradford. Age 14 at School.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Willie C Booth. 70 Southampton Street.
 
d. 6/7/1916
 
CWGC: Pte 16/1029 6/7/1916 Age 20. D Coy 16 Bn West Yorks. Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1. France. 
 
BARKESS, Robert – Timekeeper
(Borkess in list)
 
MIC: Pte 16/4 Disch. 11/5/1916 Sickness
 
b. Gateshead, Co Durham.
 
m. 10/7/1905 Laura Johnson.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: 16/4 enl. 20/9/14 age 39 years 285 days. b. Gateshead, Durham. Timekeeper. Previously served 12 years Royal Field Arty. Manor Street, Bradford.
Disch. 11.5.16 “no longer physically fit for war service”.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BOTTOMLEY, Alfred – Woolsorter
 
MIC: Pte 16/44 – East Yorks Regt. 41483
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 58 Horton Grange Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BOTTOMLEY, Charles Albert – Stuff Merchant
 
MIC: Cpl 16/786 – 2 Lt Yorks Regt - Lt Yorks Regt
 
b. Bradford. 1895 Son of Albert and Annie Bottomley.
 
1911: 3 Perseverance Lane, Bradford. Age 16 Grammar school Boy.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 3 Perseverance Lane. Lt 18 West Yorks.
 
m. Lorna Parratt at the Parish Church, Lidget Green, Bradford 1924.
 
d. Worth Valley. 1970 Age 75. 
 
BOTTOMLEY, William Ewart – Joiner
 
MIC: Pte 16/559 The Queens Regt. 22784 – Class Z 20/3/19
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Ernest and Clara Bottomley.
 
1911: 22 West Park Road, Bradford. Age 16 Joiner Apprentice.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 23 West Park Road, Bradford.
 
d. 21/11/1960. Bradford. Age 66. 18 Clarendon Street, Manningham.
 
BOWEN, William – Card Grinder
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BOWER, Harold – Mechanic
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
BOWER, Harry – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte – Col Sgt 16/758 Res Z
 
b. Bradford 1891.
 
1911: 33 Wightman Street. Age 20 “Piece Warehouseman – Lady’s Dress Goods)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 51 Fitzroy Road, Bradford CQMS 1st Bn west Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
BOWER, John Arthur – Woolsorter
 
MIC: Pte 16/263 - Dead
 
b. Low Moor, Bradford 1897. Son of Willie and Sarah Bower.
 
1911: 7 Short Row, Low Moor, Bradford. Age 14 “Spinner at Worsted Factory”.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 39 First Street, Wesley Place, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: Rank: Private
Service No: 16/263
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 16th Bn.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Son of Willie and Sarah Bower, of 39, First St., Wesley Place, Low Moor, Bradford.
 
BOWER, Thomas Edward – Stuff Presser
 
MIC: Cpl 16/128 – Cpl 386158 Labour Corps. Z 30/3/19
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 76 Newall Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BOWES, Herbert – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/366 – Pte 34504 York and Lanc R
 
b. Bradford 1890.
 
1911: 183 Thornton Old Road, Bradford. Age 21 “Dyer’s Labourer”.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 22 Robertshaw Street, Bradford. Pte York & Lancs.
 
d. u/k
 
BOWLING, William – Farmer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
BOWRAN, Robert Orton – Accountant
 
MIC: Sgt 16/171 – 2 Lt West Yorks. Comm 26.6.17 - Dead
Beech Grove, Bingley, Yorks.
 
b. Co. Durham 1892 Son of Robert Orton Snr and Phoebe Bowran.
 
1911: 76 Prince Street, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham. Age 19 Accountant Student.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 9/10/1917
 
CWGC: BOWRAN, ROBERT ORTON
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 09/10/1917
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 1st/8th Bn.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL
 
BOYNTON, Frank – Grocer’s Assistant
 
MIC: Pte 16/27 – Disc.
 
b. 13 June 1896 Son of Ernest Robert Laycock and Sarah Jane Boynton (nee Andrews)
 
1911: 39 Seymour Street, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. Bradford 1925 Age 29.
 
BRADSHAW, Ernest – Card Grinder
 
MIC: Pte 16/699 – Res Z
 
b. Bradford. 1886 Son of Francis and Louisa Bradshaw (Nee Green).
 
m. 1905 Sarah Watkinson St Peter’s Church, Bradford
 
1911: 87 Young Street, Bradford. Age 24 Card Grinder. Three children. Horace, Ada and Herbert.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 18 Herman Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BRECKENRIDGE, John – Traveller
 
MIC: Pte 16/779 – Disch 392 13/5/1918 12 West Yorks
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BREINGAN, Samuel Kerr – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/143 – Commissioned 2 Lieut. Yorks and Lancs Regt. 13/6/1915. Deceased 26/5/1917.
Miss J.B. Breingan, St Christopher’s, 3 Park Road, Tunbridge Wells.
 
b. Bradford 1892. Son of Alexander William Breingan a wool merchant who hailed from Scotland and his wife Mary Wallace Conchar who was born in Birmingham.
 
1911: 32 Victor Road, Bradford. Age  “Silk Managers Assistant”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 26/5/1917
 
CWGC: Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 26/05/1917
Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment 3rd Bn.
Grave Reference IV. C. 8.
Cemetery: RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM)
 
BRANNAN, George Henry – Brewers Storekeeper
 
MIC: Pte 16/1041 – Disch.
 
b. Bradford 1879 Son of John and Mary Brannan.
 
1911: 101 Baird Street, West Bowling, Bradford. Age 32 “Drayman for a Railway Co.”
 
m. Maria Emsley St Mary’s Bradford 7/11/1914
 
Service Records: 16/1041 Enl. 26/9/14 Age 34 Years 13 Days. Occupation Brewers Storekeeer. Wounded May 1917 “Shell wound left knee – Amputation middle left thigh” Discharged 29/6/18.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. Bradford 1938 Age 60.
 
BRIGGS, Albert – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/1040
 
b. Bradford 17 June 1894 son of Timothy and Frances Annie.
 
1911: Not found. 1901 11 Virginia St, Clayton.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC: BRIGGS, ALBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/1040
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 22
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
"B" Coy. 16th Bn.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Son of Timothy and Frances Annie Briggs, of 16, Gaythorne Terrace, Clayton, Bradford, Yorks.
 
BRIGGS, Arthur Harold – Engine Driver
 
MIC: Not Found
 
b. Ackworth, Yorks 1878.
 
1911: Low Ackworth, Nr Pontefract. Age 33 Bricklayers Labourer.
 
Service Records: 16/551 enl. 22/9/1914 age 34 yrs 25 days. b. Ackworth, Yorks. Engine Driver of 119 Swallow Road, Pudsey. Disch. 14/8/1918
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BRIGHTON, Raymond – Assistant Overlooker
 
MIC: Pte 16/654 – T Res TR5/76257
 
b. Windhill Shipley 1897. Son of Frederick and Ellen.
 
1911: 23 Adelaide St. Bingley. Age 14 “Doffer”.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 1969. Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, USA. Age 74.
 
BROADBENT, Joseph Foster – Clerk
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. Nelson, Lancs 1891. Son of  Harry & Ada Broadbent.
 
1911: White bear Inn, Leeds Road, Bradford.
 
Service Records: 16/210 Enl. 21/9/14 Age 24 yrs 25 days. Clerk b Nelson, Lancs.
Discharged 20/11/1914 (not likely to become an efficient soldier) (Heart)
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 1222 Leeds Road, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1956 Age 65.
 
BROADLEY, Frederick William – Farrier
 
MIC: Pte 16/94 – Royal Engineers 237354
 
b. Bradford 1877 son of Charles and Ann Broadley.
 
1911: 68 Bramley street, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. Bradford 1928 Age 51.
 
BRODIE, Martin Rutherford – Accountant
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. 20 Oct 1889
 
1911: Meadowbank, Wheatley Road, Ilkley. Age 21 “Accountants Articled Clerk”.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. Bradford 1973 Age 83
 
BROGDEN, John Henry – Cashier
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BROCK, John Croft – Barman
 
MIC: Pte 16/847 – North’d Fus 60723 KIA
 
b. Bradford
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 71 Nuttal Road, Bradford Pte North’d Fusiliers. KIA 27/9/1918
 
d. 27/9/1918
 
CWGC: BROOK, J C
Rank: Private
Service No: 60723
Date of Death: 27/09/1918
Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers 12th/13th Bn.
Cemetery GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
 
BROOK, William Arthur – Engineer
 
MIC: Pte 16/178 – Res Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 34 Raglan Terrace, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BROWN, George – Lunatic Attendant
 
MIC: Pte 16/528 K in A
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 4 Buckingham Street, Bradford.
 
d. 28/9/1917
 
BROWN, GEORGE
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/528
Date of Death: 28/09/1917 Age: 36
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) "C" Coy.
12th Bn.
TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Annie Rosina Brown, of 19, Parkfield Rd., Manningham Lane, Bradford. 
 
BROWN, Harry – Labourer
 
MIC: None found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 19 Elmsall Street, Bradford
 
d. u/k
 
BROWN, William – Waiter
 
MIC: Pte 16/950 – Res Z 10/4/19
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 105, Granby Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BRUCE, Frederick George – Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/1028 – Res Z
 
b. 1894 Oldham, Lancashire. Son of Eva Bruce.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: 16/1028 Enl. 25/9/1914 Age 19 yrs 115 Days. Labourer (Builders) b. Oldham Lancs. 58 Back Hubert St. Bradford. Reported missing and POW at Bulmen 3/5/1917. Repatriated to England 30/12/1918. Class Z 17/4/1919.
 
m. Minerva Bower 23/10/1915 Bradford.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BRUCE, Thomas – Pattern Maker
 
MIC: Cpl 16/918 – Cpl MGC 22738 KIA 1/7/1916
 
b. Manchester 1892. Son of Richard and Sarah Bruce.
 
1911: 18 Holly Bank Villa, Great Horton, Bradford. Age 19 “Cloth Salesman”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: BRUCE, THOMAS GLADSTONE
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 22738
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 24
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Cemetery: EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS
Additional Information: Son of Richard and Sarah Bruce; husband of Mary Margaret Bruce, of 79, Carrington St., Bradford, Yorks. Born at Manchester.
 
BRUNDRETT, Frank – Pattern room Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/238 - Dead
 
b. Huddersfield 1897. Son of Albert and Emma Brundrett.
 
1911: 191 Manningham Lane, Bradford. Age 14 “School”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 257 Manningham Lane, Bradford KIA 12/5/1918
 
d. 12/5/1918
 
CWGC: BRUNDRETT, FRANK
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/238
Date of Death: 12/05/1918 Age: 21
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 15th/17th Bn.
Cemetery: CAESTRE MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Albert and Emma Brundrett, of Bradford.
 
BUCKBOROUGH. James Ernest – Tailors Cutter
 
MIC: Pte 16/1014 - Dead
 
b. Bradford 1889 son of Harry and Annie Buckborough
 
1911: 91 Otley Road, Guiseley. Age 22 Tailor
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 1/7/1916
 
CWGC:  BUCKBOROUGH, JAMES ERNEST
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/104
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 16th Bn.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Annie Buckborough, of Rose Cottage, Guiseley, Yorks.
 
BUCKLEY, Albert – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/410 – Pres. Dead
 
b. Bradford 1893 Son of Herbert and Edna Buckley.
 
1911: 6 Laburnum Place, Bradford Age 18 “plush finisher”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 6 Laburnum Place, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: BUCKLEY, ALBERT
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/410
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 16th Bn.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
 
BUCKLEY, Harry Holmes – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/747 – 2 Lt/Lt MGC
5 Grantham Road, Bradford.
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of Fred and Mary Ann Brother to Harold and Elsie Buckley.
 
1911: 21 Grantham Road, Bradford Age 15 “At School”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 5 Grantham Road, Bradford.
 
m. Edith Annie Mann at Horton Congregational Church, Bradford 26 July 1922.
 
d. u/k
 
BUCKLEY, John – Hairdresser
 
MIC: Pte 16/1022 – North’d Fus 60793 Disc 392 (xvi)
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 6 Waverley Terrace, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BUFFHAM, Louis – Painter
 
MIC: Army Cycl Corps 9847.
 
b. Bradford 1892 Son of Alfred and Sarah Buffham.
 
1911: 30 Home View Terrace, Bradford. Age 19 “House Painters Apprentice”
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Louis P Buffham 46 Springcliffe, Cyclist ACC.
 
m. 1918 Dorothy Garbutt.
 
d. u/k
 
BUNCLARK, Walter Ernest – Engineer
 
MIC: Sgt 16/622 - K in A
 
b. 1897 Newton Abbott, Devon. Son of Fred and Mary Bunclark.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: New Inn, Otley Road, Bradford. Sgt 16 West Yorks.
 
d. 27/2/1917
CWGC: BUNCLARK, WALTER ERNEST
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 16/622
Date of Death: 27/02/1917 Age: 19
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 16th Bn.
Cemetery: OWL TRENCH CEMETERY, HEBUTERNE
Additional Information: Son of Mary Bunclark, of 20, Gertrude Street, Grimsby, and the late Fred Bunclark. Native of Torquay, Devon.
 
BURGESS, James – Wool Merchants Apprentice.
 
MIC: Pte - Cpl 16/844 – 2 Lt 23 London Regt. Comm. 25/9/1918
C/o Robert Jowett & Sons Ltd., Perth, West Australia.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BURGOYNE, John Gerald – Stuff Merchant
 
MIC: Cpl 16/52 – Disc.
 
b. Bradford 1889 Son of John W and Mary E Burgoyne.
 
1911: 21 Hannover Square, Bradford. Age 22 “Warehouseman”
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 21 Hannover Square, Bradford.
 
m. 9 June 1920 Beatrice Birch at St Jude’s Church, Bradford.
 
d. Skipton 1944 age 55.
 
BURKE, John Thomas – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BURROWS, Cyril Cutts – Yarn Tester
 
MIC: Pte 16/203 – Lt West Riding Regt – Disc to Comm.
328 Heaton Road, Bradford
Medals to “Eastliegh” Park View Terrace, Heaton.
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of Byron and Emma Burrows.
 
1911: 328 Heaton Road, Bradford. Age 14 Office Boy.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 328 Heaton Road. Lt 9 West Yorks.
 
d. Leicester 1969 Age 72.
 
BURROWS, Frank - Labourer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. Bradford 1891.
 
1911: Not Found
 
m. Catherine Foster 1914. Register Office Bradford.
 
Service Records: 16/597 Enl. 22/9/1914 Age 23 yrs 56 days woodyard labourer. Absent without leave 15/3/15. Fraudulently enlisted in 155th W.Y. Bde RFA. Trial dispensed with and held to serve in that Corps.
RH & RFA L5723 Enl. March 18 1915 Age 23 yrs 240 days. Labourer of  31 Acre Street, Bradford. Disch. 10/6/15 Not likely to become an efficient soldier (misconduct).
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 41 Mulgrave Street, Bradford. Pte 16 West Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
BURROWS, John – Warp dresser
 
MIC: Sjt 16/920 - DOW
 
b. Bradford. Son of William and Margaret Burrows.
 
1911: 55 Grantham Road, Bradford. Age 24 Cotton Warp Dresser
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 55 Grantham Road, Bradford.
 
d. 7/5/1916 
CWGC: BURROWS, JOHN
 
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 920
Date of Death: 07/05/1916 Age: 29
Regiment/Service: "C" Coy. 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret Burrows. Born at Bradford, Yorks.
 
BURTON, Thomas – Textile Designer
 
MIC: L/Cpl 16/361 – 2nd Lt 11/East Yorks. Disch. to Comm.
93 Euston Road, Morecambe.
 
b. Bradford 28 Nov 1888. Son of Harry and Eliza Burton.
 
1911: 16 Garibaldi Street, Thornbury, Bradford. Age 22 Textile Designer.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BURTON, Walter – Draper’s Assistant
 
MIC: Pte 16/108 – Yorks & Lancs 38466 Class Z 26/3/19
 
b. Bradford 1888. Son of John Thomas and Mary A Burton.
 
1911: 3 Mount Avenue, Eccleshill. Age 23 Draper’s Assistant.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 395 Harrogate Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
BUSLEY, Harry – Wiredrawer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BUTLER, Ernest Benjamin – Piano Tuner
 
MIC: Pte 16/651 Disch.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BUTLER, Ernest – Electrical Jointer
 
MIC: Cpl 16/330 Disch. 22/9/15 392 xvi
 
b. Bengal St, Bradford 1884. (1911 Census)
 
m. Esther Roberts August 1906 Bradford.
 
1911: 789 Bolton Road, Bradford.
 
Service Records: 16/330 Enl. 21/9/14 Age 30 yrs 133 days. Electrical jointer. Disch. 22.9.15 deafness. 46 Bateman Street.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BUTLER, Henry – Warehouseman
 
MIC: None
 
b. Bradford 1880.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: 16/911 Enl.  24/9/1914 - Disch. 7/10/1914 para 392 iii (B)
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k 
 
BUTTERFIELD, Arthur – Bank Cashier
 
MIC: Pte 16/88 Disch.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
BUTTERFIELD, Gilbert Emmott – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/55 – Pte 41706 Yorks L.I. – Class Z
 
b. 16/11/1893 Bradford. Son of Thomas and Annie Butterfield.
 
1911: 134 Durham Road, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 134 Durham Road, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1972 Age 79.
 
BUTTERY, Arthur Cecil - Woolsorter
 
MIC: Trng Res 89th Bn TR/5/76247 – Disch 27/12/16 392 xvi
 
b. Halifax 1893. Son of John William and Marie Louise Buttery.
 
1911: 82 Donisthorpe Street, West Bowling, Bradford. Age
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 23/5/1943 Age 50. Lancaster.
 
BUTTRICK, Hubert Ernest – Draper’s Assistant
 
MIC: Butterick Pte 16/37 – RE 147295 - 147297
 
b. Bowringpet, South India.
 
1911: 279 Rock Terrace, Manningham, Bradford. Age 16 “Draper’s Apprentice”
 
Service Records: Pension Records 147297 Buttrick. Father: Rev John B Buttrick, ME Mission, Hyderabad, India. Disch. 3/4/19 Add Fernlea, The Ridgeway, Enfield.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 11/4/1965 Blackpool.
  
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