Norman Victor Bruce (c.1892-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

BRUCE, NORMAN VICTOR. Gunner. No 231391. 108th Brigade HQ, Royal Field Artillery. Born Harrogate. Son of Robert and Elinor Bruce of 102 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, husband of Louie Bruce of South Lane, Holmfirth. Educated at Holmfirth National School. Worked at Rock Mills for a time and then joined the West Riding Constabulary and worked as a clerk at the Depot in Wakefield. Married at Holmfirth Parish Church, 9.4.1917, and enlisted on the following Monday. Killed instantly by a piece of shrapnel, 27.3.1918, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the POZIERES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial.
Brother of Private ROBERT VERNON BRUCE, who was killed on 9.4.1917, his brother's wedding day.

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