Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON (photo added)

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Rank Serjeant
Forenames SIDNEY
Surname NORTON (photo added)
Initials S
Place of Birth NORWICH, NORFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Friday, 08 March 1912
Date of Death Saturday, 17 June 1944
Age 32
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From IPSWICH, SUFFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 407545
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Armoured Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 24 Lancers (8th Armoured Brigade)
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XIV. K. 24.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF CHARLES AND VESTAL NORTON; HUSBAND OF IVY ELIZABETH NORTON, AND FATHER OF BARRY NORTON, OF IPSWICH, SUFFOLK.

Additional Information

 

SIDNEY NORTON enlisted into the Army on 19th March 1934. His first regiment was 2 Dragoon Guards (Queen Bays), before being tranferred to 17/21 Lancers. In 1940 he was tranferred to 24 Lancers.

 

 

 

Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON, on his wedding day, April 1942.

 

Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON, his wife Ivy, and son Barry Norton,
taken in 1944, about a month before he was Killed in Normandy.

 

 

Lee and Shaun Norton, Grandsons of Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON
at Bayeux War Cemetery in 1986.

 

 

References
1. Additonal Information and photographs, unless otherwise credited have been kindly provided by Shaun Norton, grandson of Serjeant Sidney Norton.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Shaun Norton, Grandson of Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON.
Individual photograph: Shaun Norton, Grandson of Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON.
Additional photographs provided by: Shaun Norton, Grandson of Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Shaun Norton, Grandson of Serjeant SIDNEY NORTON.

 

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What other people have said

Ipswich England

Shaun Norton

Lest We Forget Grandad on the 73rd Anniversary of your Death posted whilst in the Bayeux war Cemetery Normandy

On Saturday, June 17, 2017
Ipswich England

Shaun Norton

Remembering you Grandad this Armistice Day on the 11th hour of the 11 th day of the 11 month 2016 Lest We Forget

On Friday, November 11, 2016
Ipswich, England

Shaun Norton

72 years have passed today "Never Forgotten" grandad RIP

On Thursday, June 16, 2016
UK

Wayne

I read your entry in the book at the cemetery, and then found your father on this website, I hope that you dont mind but it just seemed to touch myself and my wife very much. We will never forgot what your father has given us.

On Thursday, August 20, 2015
Ipswich, England

shaun norton

Gone but not forgotten Grandad

On Thursday, July 10, 2014
Belfast N Ireland

Mabe Tweedie

Thankyou. I have no idea what sort of a world we would be living in i. God Bless all who fought against a true evil

On Thursday, July 10, 2014