Norman Hirst (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:

HIRST, NORMAN. Private. No 43130. 8th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 29114 Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Gosport Bridge, Outlane, 13.4.1891. Son of Eliza Ann Hirst, Prospect Place, Outlane. Employed as a loom tuner by Messrs T. and H. Blamires Limited, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Attended the Wesleyan Young Men's Institute. Single. Enlisted 2.6.1916. Killed in action in Italy, 14.12.1917, aged 26. Buried GIAVERA BRITISH CEMETERY, ITALY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 3.
ROH:- Salendine Nook Baptist Church; Bethel United Methodist Church, Outlane.

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