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Lance-Corporal T J Frederick Norris
22246 7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

Son of Mr G and Mrs L Norris

Died 22nd March 1918

Aged 30 years

Commemorated on Pozieres Memorial
Panel 54 -56

Believed to be Thomas James Frederick Norris, born at Irchester 1888. Emigrated to Australia, date unknown.
Rushden Echo, 26th April 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

Raunds - Three Men Killed
Mr and Mrs G Norris, of 48 Marshalls-road, have received news that their eldest son, Lance-Corpl. Frederick Norris, Northants Regiment, was killed in action on March 22nd. A comrade writes that two of their company were wounded, one could walk and the other could not. Lance-Corpl. Norris, with three others, rushed out to fetch them in, and a shell came and killed them all. Lance-Corpl. Norris came from Australia and joined up on October 23rd 1915, going out to France on March 27th 1916.

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