Born: 13 April 1876 and baptised in St Alkmund`s Parish Church, Whitchurch, Shropshire on 7 May 1876.
Family: Harry was the eldest of 5 children born to Edmund Bamforth, a platform inspector, and his wife, Hannah Frances. He married Edith Mary Clay in Whitchurch in 1906 and the following year their daughter Mary was born.
Residence: In 1881 Harry was living in St. Mary`s Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. By 1891 the family had moved to the Lamb Inn, Bargates, Whitchurch where the father was the Licenced Victualler. According to both the 1901 and 1911 Censuses Harry was still living at The Lamb Inn. On the 1939 Register his address was 8, Church Street, Wenlock, Shropshire. At the time of his death in 1940 he was living at East Lynne, Madeley, Shropshire
Employment: On both the 1901 and 1911 Census Henry is described as an Innkeeper. By the time of the 1939 Register he was described as a retired landlord.
Died: 2 January 1940 in Madeley, Shropshire.
Regiment: Manchester Regiment
Service Number: 400582
Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915
Date of Discharge: 7 October 1919
Reason for Discharge: Not known