Born in Whitchurch in 1895, the only child of Arthur and Elizabeth Mary Bedford. Cecil’s father died in 1896; he lived with his grandparents Joseph and Elizabeth Jones of 190 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch.
He worked as a tailor.
Regiment : 10th (Service) Battalion Cheshire Regiment formerly Territorial in the Cheshire Regiment No 1562
Rank : Private
Service Number : 315567
Killed in Action; Belgium 17th April 1918 aged 22