NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

Lionel Maldwyn Bumford

Birth: 1897
Death: 10/9/1981
Regiment: 3022 RWF

 

Lionel was born to David, a grocer and Allie and lived at 42 Broad Street with his parents, a sister & 3 servants. After the war he sailed from Liverpool on the Celtic to New York, arriving 26/9/1921, then returned on the same ship, arriving Liverpool on 5/3/1922. He attended the Crescent Chapel, and later joined the regular army. He served in WW2 as a 2nd Lieutenant in Princess Charlotte's Royal Berkshire Reg and was awarded the 1939-45 War Medal & Star. 

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