Bolton Borough Coat of Arms from original Oxford Grove Council School Oxford Grove Council School, Bolton, Roll of Honour 1914-1919
 

Name

Position on Roll

Rank

Service Number

Unit

Place of birth

Date of birth

Enlisted

Place of death

Date of death

Age at death

Where buried

Norman SouthernSouthern, Norman

C4-09

Private

242302

A Coy 2nd/4th Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Bolton, Lancashire

1896

19 May 1915

France

15 August 1917

21

Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, France

 

Mrs Southern, 164 Oxford-grove, Bolton, has received news from the Army Chaplain that her son, Pte. NORMAN SOUTHERN, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, has been killed in action on August 16th. He enlisted on May 19th. 1915, and went to the front in February last. He was in the firing line five weeks when he was wounded and brought to England, and he went back in June. He was 21 years of age, and a member of the Lads’ Club and the Sunday Bible Class. Before the war he was employed at the Haslam Spinning Co.’s mill, Chorley old-rd., and is on the Roll of Honour at St. Luke’s Church, and Oxford-grove School.

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