|Rushden Echo, Friday 28th September 1917, transcribed by Kay Collins
KilledPte. T W Bamford, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Jesse Bamford, of 5 Grove-street, Raunds, was killed in action in France on August 16th. He joined up on August 24th 1916, and had been in France for nine months. Prior to his enlistment he was employed in the signal department of the Midland Railway, Kettering. He was a member of the Raunds Volunteers until the time of its disbandment.
The deceased, who was 35 years of age, leaves a wife and four children to mourn their loss. He is the second son of Mr and Mrs Bamford to be killed during the war, Corpl. J H Bamford, R.A.M.C., having been killed on April 11th 1917. Another son, Pte. S A Bamford, R.M.L.I., is serving on board H.M.S. Emperor of India.