Norris Green (1891-1916)
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:
- GREEN, NORRIS. Private. No 19939. 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Church Lane, Moldgreen, 5.1.1891. Son of Martha A. Green, 34 Church Street, Moldgreen. Educated Moldgreen Church of England School. Employed as a fireman by the London and North Western Railway Company. Single. Enlisted 10.5.1915. Killed in action in the attack on Fricourt, 1.7.1916, aged 25 years. Buried FRICOURT NEW MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row D, Grave 2.
- ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen; London and North Western Railway Company Roll.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private NORRIS GREEN
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Saturday, July 1, 1916
- age: 25 years
- record ID: 542184
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #542184)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1446769)