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:
- VOUTT, NORMAN. Private. No 52646. 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 268821 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden, Huddersfield. Married. Lived 15 Chapel Street, Slaithwaite. Attended Holthead General Sunday School, where he was a teacher for many years. Employed at Messrs Brook's dyeworks, Slaithwaite. Enlisted June 1917. Embarked for France in November, 1917. Was out with a working party when he was hit by a piece of shell on 14.2.1918 and death was instantenous. He was 30 years of age. Buried FAVREUIL BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row E, Grave 11.
- ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission