Norman Sykes (1889-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SYKES, NORMAN. Private. No 242409. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Halifax Old Road 14.11.1889. Son of George W and Alice Sykes, 2 Cobcroft Road, Fartown, Huddersfield. Educated Hillhouse Council School and Huddersfield Technical College. Employed as a warehouse and pattern room man. Single. Enlisted January 1916. Along with three other comrades he was killed whilst asleep in his billet by a shell on 27.8.1917, aged 22 years. Buried COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row C, Grave 20.
- Brother of Private STANLEY SYKES killed in action, 3.5.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private NORMAN SYKES
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Monday, August 27, 1917
- age: 22 years
- record ID: 90461
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #90461)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4342312)