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Norman Victor Fitton

In memory of:

Corporal Norman Victor Fitton

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

A/20159

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 16th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Mary Jane Fitton, of Timperley, Cheshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 408 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 20.

Location:

Hangard is a village in the Department of the Somme, in the valley of the Luce, between Domart and Demuin. The road to Villers-Bretonneux goes due North from the village, up a steep hillside. After a mile it passes between the two portions of Hangard Wood, and HANGARD WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY will be found at this point, on the side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Crest– A former member of the Church Lads' Brigade at Christ ChurchTimperley Company, Cheshire, UK.
  • Military Medal– The medal is awarded to Warrant Officers, non-commissioned officers and men for individual or associated acts of bravery on the recommendation of a Commander-in-Chief in the field.
  • Photo of Norman Fitton– An extract from 'The Brigade' Magazine of the Church Lads' Brigade

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