Norman Mitton (1896-1916)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

MITTON, NORMAN. Rifleman. No C/6904. 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Kirkheaton 22.2.1896. Educated Bradley Church of England School. Lived 10 Colne Bridge, Bradley. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Learoyd Brothers. Enlisted 16.8.1915. Killed in action during the Battle of the Somme, 15.9.1916. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Bradley; Learoyd Brothers.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission