Norman Young (c.1895-1917)

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:

YOUNG, NORMAN. Private. No 240669. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Third son of Edwin and Sarah Young, 12 New Buildings, Hardend, Marsden. Employed as a piecer by Messrs Robinson Brothers, Clough Lea Mills, Marsden. Attended Marsden Wesleyan Church and Sunday School. Played football with the Marsden Villa football club. Enlisted November 1914. Embarked for France in June 1915. Killed in action, 12.9.1917, aged 22 years. Buried COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row G, Grave 9. ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial.

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