Neville Marriott North (c.1894-1918)

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:

NORTH, NEVILLE MARRIOTT, MC. Captain. 5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Son of Frances North, 5 Goldington Avenue, Bedford and the late Harry North. Nephew of the Misses North of Sunwood House. Educated Huddersfield College School. Lived in Huddersfield until he was 15 years old. Prior to enlistment, was employed as a civil engineer at Newcastle-on-Tyne. Was among the earliest of the old boys of Huddersfield College School to win the Military Cross. It was awarded for distinguished conduct in action on the Belgian front, when he was attached to the 3rd Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers. (London Gazette 14th January 1916). Wounded on two occasions. Reported wounded and missing near Rheims on 27.5.1918 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. He was 24 years of age. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield College School.