Norman France (c.1884-1917)

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:

FRANCE, NORMAN. Driver. No L/18933. 'B' Battery, 82nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born 99 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield. Fourth son of Mr and Mrs Tom France. Educated Mount Pleasant Board School. Employed as an iron moulder by Messrs Calvert Limited, Folly Hall. Attended Milton Congregational Church. He had been secretary of the Sunday School, secretary of the Band of Hope and a member of the church choir. Single. Enlisted 7.4.1915. Killed in action near Dickebusch, Belgium, 21.8.1917, aged 33 years. Buried THE HUTS CEMETERY, DICKEBUSCH. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row D, Grave 9.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Milton Independent Church.

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