Norman Sykes (c.1891-1916)

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Norman Sykes

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. Rifleman. No R/19961. 16th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Marsden. Son of Mr and Mrs James Sykes, 21 Spring Street, Marsden. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Crowther, Bruce and Company, of Marsden. Was a member of Marsden Brass Band and of Marsden Conservative Club. Enlisted 1.3.1916. Embarked for France on 14.7.1916. Died of wounds at No 38 Casualty Clearing Station on 26.8.1916, aged 25 years. Buried HEILLY STATION CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row G, Grave 36.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; Marsden Conservative Club.

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