Lt Charles Thomas Norman RA, MC

In Hospital after his wounding in Mar 1918

1888 Feb 26. Born Alderbury, Wilts (correct with RIC register)

1891 census at Cottage, Affpuddle, Briantspuddle, Wareham

1901 census at 1, Ashley Road, Fisherton Anger Within

1911 census at 35 Fairview Road Salisbury. His sister Lilly has married Frederick Duncan. She is given on MIC address.

1913 Apr 5. Married to Harriet Hack in Farnham, Surrey. They had 2 children b1913 Charles Reginald Norman. b1923 Ronald A Norman. He rather abandoned his wife and children at some point.

1917 Jun 7. Serjt. Charles Thomas Norman to be 2nd Lt. for service in the field.

1917 Oct 4. Action in which he won MC

1918 Mar 23. In Hospital

1918 Apr 5. MC Gazetted. 2nd-Lt. Charles Thomas Norman, R.F.A. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when his battery was in action supporting an attack. The battery was heavily shelled throughout the day, and many casualties were caused. He was out among the men the whole time, helping the wounded and encouraging his men. His coolness and courage were a very fine example, and it was owing to his efforts that the battery was kept in action all day.

1918 Dec 7. RFA. 2nd Lt to be Lt. C. T. Norman, M.C.

1920 Sep 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 623. Posted to Depot Coy

1921 Apr 25 Posted to Q Coy.

1921 May 21. Posted to R Coy

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1938 Feb 26. Royal Artillery. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off. :—Lt. C. T. Norman, M.C.

1939 His wife and eldest child are living at 1 Millbrook Cotts , Bagshot R.D., Surrey. I cannot find him

1956 May 18. Died in Melksham, Wiltshire, England

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