Norman Frederick Fletcher (c.1886-1918)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

FLETCHER, NORMAN FREDERICK. Private. No 268074. 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Elland. Enlisted Marsden. Son of Mr and Mrs Sam Fletcher, 42 Varley Road, Slaithwaite. Husband of Agnes Fletcher, 34 Grange Avenue, Marsden. Employed as a warper at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Was a keen cricketer, having at one time or another being associated with the Linthwaite Hall and Marsden cricket teams and Haslingden, where he assisted his father who was then a professional. Enlisted August, 1916, and embarked for France in July, 1917. Was killed on 12.4.1918, along with three other soldiers, by the bursting of a shell in a forward position. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission