Norman Hirst (c.1894-1916)

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 Hirst

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. Ordinary Seaman. No J/55990 (PO). Royal Navy. HMS Victory. Son of the late Mr and Mrs Henry Hirst, 30 Ingfield Terrace, Manchester Road, Linthwaite. Attended Slaithwaite Wesleyan Sunday School. Was a member of Slaithwaite Socialist Club. Employed in the warehouse by Messrs W. E. Cotton and Sons Limited, of Slaithwaite. Called up from the Naval Reserve in July, 1916. Died in hospital at Plymouth, 4.12.1916, aged 22 years, after an illness lasting over ten weeks. Buried SLAITHWAITE CEMETERY. Grave location:- B, 1, 89.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Ordinary Seaman HIRST
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Thursday, December 14, 1916
  • record ID: 2752351