Norman Waring (1897-1917)

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:

WARING, NORMAN. Fusilier. No 45554. 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly No 37472 Durham Light Infantry. Born Crown Street, Honley, 12.8.1897. Son of George and Ann Waring, 18 Lower Road, Berry Brow, Huddersfield. Educated Honley Church of England School. He was formerly assistant to Mr Albert Atkinson, butcher, of Honley but worked for the Argentine Meat Company, King Street, Huddersfield, prior to enlistment. Was a member of William Brook's bible class and was formerly in the Honley Parish Church choir. Enlisted 25.7.1916. Embarked for France at Christmas, 1916. Was killed by shrapnel whilst on the way to the trenches on 2.4.1917. He was 19 years of age. Buried Ste. CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 19.
ROH:- Honley War Memorial; Armitage Bridge War Memorial.

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