Macauley Norman Pte 14412009

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Personnel Entry

Pte N Macauley's CWGC headstone.
Pte N Macauley's CWGC headstone.

Name Macauley Norman
Army number 14412009
Rank Pte
Date of birth Research suggests Macauley was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire in 1925, mother's maiden name Caveney.
Age 0
Unit General Service Corps - no enlistment details yet. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 28/6/1944 with 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry. (DLI Enlistment Book shows date of death as 27/6/1944).
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 28-Jun-44.
Home address Thought to have been a resident of Sheffield. No further family information as yet. Buried Grave IV. E. 18. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI

The War Office casualty list shows that Pte Macauley was born in Sheffield - this is at odds with the research findings set out above.