Norman George Collingham Burfield

Norman George Collingham Burfield married Elsie May Fry on 18th February, 1918 In Balby.

Norman was born in 1895 in York.  Before the war he worked as a Clerk on the Railway.  He joined the West Yorkshire Regiment Labour Corp. on 3rd February 1915 and served in France from January 1917 until November 1918 when he was invalided back to the UK with influenza on board the Hospital Ship “Brighton”.  Norman was demobbed in February 1919.

While Norman was in France, Elsie lived with her mother at 6 Anelay Road, Balby. In 1919 their daughter Dorothy was born in Doncaster. They must have moved to York as their sons Kenneth and Rex were born there in the 1920s. Norman went back to work as a Clerk at the Railway.

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