Arthur Edwin Norton (c.1895-1916)

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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


Arthur Edwin Norton (c.1895-1916)


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