Charles George James NORMAN


NORMAN, Charles George James

Service Number: 19633
Enlisted: 2 August 1932
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 13 October 1914
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Indian Ocean, 20 November 1941, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
At Sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Geraldton HMAS Sydney II Memorial, Hobart HMAS Sydney II 60th Anniversary of Sinking - Tasmanian Casualties, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea
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World War 2 Service

2 Aug 1932: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN 19633
3 Sep 1939: Involvement Able Seaman, SN 19633, HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick Claude and Ivy Beatrice Norman; husband of Faith Norman, of Edwardstown, South Australia. His brother, Ldg. Seaman Frederick William Norman, perished with him.

Able Seaman Charles George James Norman, 27, and his brother, Leading Seaman Frederick William Norman, two Tasmanian-born men, served  together in the Sydney. While on leave A.B. Norman married Miss Fae Carmen, of Edwards town.
Leading Seaman Alexander Norman. of Queentown, another brother came home on leave recently after serving abroad, and the fourth brother, Able Seaman Alan Norman, is at sea.