Harold Norcliffe (c.1897-1917)

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:

NORCLIFFE, HAROLD. Private. No 45882. 25th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Slaithwaite. Son of John Edward and Nancy Jane Norcliffe, White Lea Farm, Marsden. Employed at Stanley Mills, Milnsbridge. Had been a chorister at Linthwaite Parish Church. Enlisted July 1916. Embarked for France in December, 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at Passchendaele, 12.10.1917, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission