Norman Addy (1891-1918)

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.


Norman Addy was the son of woollen factory operative Arthur Addy[1] and his wife Eliza (née Barden).

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

ADDY, NORMAN. Private. No 205535. 212th Area Employment Company, Labour Corps. Formerly No 205535 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Arthur and Eliza Addy of Bank Bottom, Shelley. Employed by Firth Brothers at Bank Bottom Mill. Died from bronchial pneumonia on 24.9.1918, aged 27 years. Buried in LONGUENESSE (St. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row E, Grave 26.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission



Notes and References

  1. Arthur Addy died aged 40 in December 1898 after being caught "in some shafting in Messrs. W. Child and Co.'s works at Shelley". A verdict of "Accidental Death" was recorded at the inquest.