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Name Details

L/cpl Cecil Herbert Norton WW1

The name Cecil Herbert Norton is listed on the War Memorial

The War Memorial is in Brandon Parva, Norfolk, England.

There are 8 other names mentioned on this War Memorial.

Cecil Herbert Norton was buried in 1915.The actual date of death is given on the war memorial as 24/04/1915.

Cecil Herbert Norton age is given as 33.

Cecil Herbert Norton calculated year of birth is 1882.

Cecil Herbert Norton is listed on the GPR war memorial numbered 600014.

Cecil Herbert Norton has the record number 1256709 within the GPR person name database table.

The record was added to the GPR on 04 December 2016

There is one image available for the monument listing Cecil Herbert Norton (see grave detail page).

The follow note is stored against Cecil Herbert Norton record:

Cecil Herbert Norton (1881-1915) was, son of the Rev. Philip Norton (Rector of Brandon Parva) & his wife Louisa Jane née Edmunds. He entered King's School (Worcester) as a day boy in September, 1892, at the age of 11, in the Third Form. He rose steadily, and won a King’s Scholarship in 1896. He left two years later from the Sixth Form to enter a firm of Engineers. In 1904 he migrated to Canada to take up farming. He returned to England at the outbreak of WW1 with the First Canadian Contingent. He rose to be Corporal, he was posted missing on 29th April 1915, aged 33, after the battle of Neuve Chapelle. A cross in the churchyard also commemorates him.

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