Norman Simpson (1898-1918)
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:
- SIMPSON, NORMAN. Private. No 18659. 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 19769 Hussars. Born Springdale Street, Huddersfield, 27.4.1898. Son of Emanuel and Eliza Ann Simpson, 55 Burbeary Street, Lockwood. Educated Mount Pleasant Board School. Employed as an apprentice fitter by Messrs William Whiteley and Sons Limited, Lockwood. Single. Enlisted 10.9.1914. Reported missing, presumed killed, 28.5.1918, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Mount Pleasant Chapel, Lockwood.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private NORMAN SIMPSON
- regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Tuesday, May 28, 1918
- record ID: 2000726
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #2000726)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4047160)