James Arthur Bloomfield


James Arthur Bloomfield (2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards) was at Wharncliffe from 22nd June 1915 to about 20th April 1916. He had a leg amputation there and an artificial limb fitted on 15th March 1916.

#11490 2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards.

Medal Index states –
Entitled to Victory, British and 1915 Star medals.
Landed France 17/3/15.

The Silver War Badge Roll states –
Enlisted 1/9/14, discharged 20/4/16, reason for discharge – Gun Shot Wound right ankle, amputation above ankle.
Silver War Badge # 7053.

Thank you to Keith Bloomfield for this information and images


July 1915,James Arthur seated 3rd from right.

James Arthur, seated extreme right.

Tea Party at Wharncliffe War Hospital James Arthur arrowed










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