Lt. Samuel Midgley Norton, West Riding Regt


1896 Jul 5. Born Keithley, Yorkshire

1901 Census in Bradford

1911 census a residential pupil at Pannal Ash College, Harrogate

1914 Dec 8. Enlists in 4th West Riding Regt. He was a Designer's Assistant. Living at 20 Cavendish St, Keighley

1916 Sep 23. Posted to France

1917 Feb 10. Posted back to UK

1917 Aug 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt in West Riding Regt

1919 Feb 1. W Riding Regt. Temp. 2nd Lt. EL Hinchliffe to be temp. Lt with precedence next below S. M. Norton.

1920 Sep 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 596. Posted to E Coy

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1930 Jan 31. Fined £40 in Sheffield as a result of a motor accident in which he knocked over and injured a child.

1940 Apr/Jun Married in Tonbridge, Kent . Sam M Norton to Alma S Hammonds (she is living in Derby in 1939)

1971 Jan/Mar Died Hailsham, Sussex