Maurice William NORMAN

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NORMAN, Maurice William

Service Numbers: 2527, 2527B
Enlisted: 20 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Torrens Vale, South Australia, 13 February 1888
Home Town: Sellicks Hill, Onkaparinga, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Aldinga WW1 & WW2 Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

20 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2527, Adelaide, South Australia
21 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2527, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2527, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Adelaide
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2527B, 27th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography

Maurice William Norman was the third son of Henry and Alice Norman, and brother to 3445 Pte. Alfred Ray Norman (/explore/people/218229) 50th Battalion, Returned to Australia 11 May 1919, and 2454 Pte. Percival John Norman (/explore/people/350968) 27th Battalion, Killed in Action 01 Mar 1917.