Norman Howard LIVESAY


LIVESAY, Norman Howard

Service Number: 3272
Enlisted: 28 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bowden, South Australia, 8 August 1886
Home Town: Brompton, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1916, aged 30 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bowden Way Memorial Methodist Church Honour Roll, Kilburn Islington Railway Workshops Honour Roll, Port Adelaide S.A. Railways Carriage and Wagon Dept. Roll of Honor, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

28 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3272, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3272, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
3 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3272, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Mrs. C. M. Livesay, of Chief street, Brompton, has been notified that her husband, Private N. H. Lively, was killed in action in France between September 3 and September 5. Private Livesay left South Australia for Egypt on October 27. At the time of his death he was 30 years of age. Before he enlisted he was employed at Islington Workshops. A widow and one child are left." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 28 Oct 1916 (