Norman Rainbird (1892-1916)

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 Rainbird

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

RAINBIRD, NORMAN. Lance Corporal. No 2556. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Wetherby, Yorkshire 21.7.1892. Son of William and Mary Rainbird, 18 Carr Pit Road, Moldgreen. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a labourer by Messrs Needhams Limited, chemists, at their Healey House branch. Single. Enlisted 5.8.1914. Killed in action in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt on 3.9.1916, aged 24 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen; Almondbury War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission