Norman Farnhill (c.1888-1916)

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 Farnhill

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

FARNHILL, NORMAN. Private. No 12125. 8th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Born Milnsbridge. Son of Mr and Mrs Jacob Farnhill, 30 Casson Street, Milnsbridge. Husband of Mrs Farnhill, of Whiteley Street, Milnsbridge. Assisted his father in the business of joiner and undertaker at 3 Pickford Street, Milnsbridge. Formerly attended the Milnsbridge Wesleyan Sunday School and later was an active member of the Salvation Army. Reported missing on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916, aged 28 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Milnsbridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Mission, Milnsbridge; St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission