Eric William NORMAN


NORMAN, Eric William

Service Number: 512
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
Last Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ararat, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Ararat, Ararat, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Employee
Died: Killed in Action, Pozieres, France, 27 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 512, Enlisted at Broadmeadows, Victoria
17 Sep 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Corporal, SN 512, 8th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Corporal, SN 512, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne
26 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant
2 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major
27 Jul 1916: Involvement SN 512, 8th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Richard and Mary Lizzie Norman of High Street, Ararat, Vic. Brother of Percy Clarence Norman MM who returned to Australia on 23 October 1918 having served with the 2nd Field Ambulance

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal