Norman Day (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:
- DAY, NORMAN. Private. No 201856. 1/4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Born Blue Bell Hill, Taylor Hill, Huddersfield, 5.1.1891. Son of James and Annie Eliza Day (nee Marsden), 51 Taylor Hill Road, Lockwood. Educated Berry Brow Council School. Employed as a scourer by Messrs C. and J. Hirst Limited. Single. Attended Taylor Hill Primitive Methodist Church. Played football with the Netherton football club and was connected with the physical training class at Huddersfield Technical College. Enlisted 19.2.1916. Killed in action near Ypres, 2.8.1917, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Taylor Hill Primitive Methodist Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private NORMAN DAY
- regiment: Seaforth Highlanders
- died: Thursday, August 2, 1917
- age: 25 years
- record ID: 1609531
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1609531)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1153292)