James Thomas Norcross
|Death:||Died in France|
|Cause of death:||WW I|
|Place of Burial:||France|
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Historical records matching James Thomas Norcross
About James Thomas Norcross
After Emigrating to NZ with his mother and some of his siblings, J T was a music teacher and played piano at dances and gatherings before enlisting in the army in 1913/14.
NORCROSS, JAMES THOMAS
- Rank: Private
- Service No: 56989
- Date of Death: 30/03/1918
- Age: 38
- Regiment/Service: Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
- Grave Reference: V. B. 17.
- Cemetery: DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1
- Additional Information: Son of Alice E. and the late Thomas Norcross, of 32, Weka St., Nelson, New Zealand.
James Thomas Norcross's Timeline
October 17, 1879
November 23, 1879
Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire PR3, UK, Lancashire, UK
Baptisms: 23 Nov 1879 St Wilfrid, Ribchester, Lancashire, England
Nelson, New Zealand
Elizabeth (mother), David, James (known as Thomas), Jane, Mary Anne and Frederick - (Thomas the father had died by the time they emigrated in several stages).
There is at least one record of a KENYON family living near Nelson in the 1860s:
Nelson Evening Mail
From a granddaughter of Frederick:
The family in Preston, Lancashire were,
September 19, 1910
Nelson, New Zealand
The Druids will hold their, usual meeting this evening at 7:30 and the ordinary business will be followed by an initiation ceremony at 8, and the evening will conclude with harmony and refreshments. At the last meeting, which was attended by: Grand Sec Bro J. N. Grant and a large number of members, a very attractive programme was presented, consisting of songs, instrumental solos and recitations amongst which Bro T. Cole's bassoon song was highly appreciated. The accompaniments were played by Bro T .Norcross, who has been appointed musical conductor for the Lodge. The future concerts and socials are being arranged for by a committee, to act in conjunction with Bro Norcross and it is expected that the Lodge room will be filled, on each occasion.
October 17, 1917
Wellington, New Zealand
FULL NAME James Thomas Norcross
March 30, 1918
1918/22836 Norcross James Thomas NR
Death: 1918 Mar 30