An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- NORTON, ARTHUR EDWIN. Private. No 5/2219. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Westminster, London. Son of Arthur Edwin and Alice Norton, 22 Murphy Street, Lambeth, London. Was employed as a hurrier by Messrs Lockwood and Elliott at Shuttle Eye Colliery, Grange Moor, near Huddersfield. Lodged at Flockton Moor. Served with the Kirkburton Company of the 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Was killed by a shell whilst in a dugout on 3.7.1916, aged 21, during the Battle of the Somme. Buried CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row E, Grave 2.
- ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission