Regiment : 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 240580
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 24th April 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
Resident Redditch, Worcestershire, enlisted Worcester.
On the 1911 census a Bernard Houghton aged 20, Needle Scourer, was married to Lavinia and they lived at 5 Philips Terrace, Beoley Road, Redditch.
Bernard Houghton has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.