Norman Boothroyd (c.1891-1917)
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:
- BOOTHROYD, NORMAN. Private. No 29840. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Crosland Moor. Son of Friend and Caroline Boothroyd, 3 Barton Road, Crosland Moor. Attended Crosland Moor Wesleyan Chapel. Employed in the teazing department of Messrs Gledhill Brothers, Longroyd Bridge. Single. Enlisted 30.11.1916. Had only been in France for five weeks when he died from a wound to the right thigh at No 24 Casualty Clearing Station on 13.5.1917, aged 25 years. Buried in AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row J, Grave 15.
- ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; memorial in Lockwood Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private BOOTHROYD
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Sunday, May 13, 1917
- record ID: 51401
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #51401)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #418004)
- St. Barnabas Church Roll of Honour — see PDF #2