Gilbert Nortcliffe (1880-1919)

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Gilbert Nortcliffe

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

NORTCLIFFE, GILBERT. Private. No 23165. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Kilner Bank, Moldgreen, 24.5.1880. Educated Moldgreen Board School. Employed as a grocer's assistant at the Northumberland Street branch of the Huddersfield Industrial Society for 26 years. Husband of Gertrude Nortcliffe, 29 Blackhouse Road, Fartown. Enlisted 15.6.1916. Twice wounded. Suffered severe gunshot wounds to the head on 15.10.1918, at Cambrai. Was under treatment at the Tooting Military Hospital on arrival from France. Died of wounds at Brooklands Hospital, Weybridge, Surrey, on 17.1.1919, aged 39 years. Buried EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- 31, 13C.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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