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James Thomas Norcross

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Preston, UK
Death: March 30, 1918 (38)
France (WW I)
Place of Burial: France
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Norcross and Alice Elizabeth Norcross
Brother of David Norcross; Margaret Hartley; Elizabeth Gardner; John Norcross; Richard Norcross and 7 others

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About Tom 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.

http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/83289/NORCROSS,%20JAMES%20THOMAS

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Tom Norcross's Timeline

1879
October 17, 1879
Preston, UK

unlikely match for marriage and James is living in mother's household in 1901 and father on record is listed as Richard Norcross.

Could be a son of John Norcross (c1819)'s younger brother Richard born c. 1829.

Name James Thomas Morcross
Birth Date 1872
Age 27
Spouse's Name Janet Parkinson
Spouse's Birth Date 1875
Spouse's Age 24
Event Date 20 Apr 1899
Event Place Longridge, Lancashire, England
Father's Name Richard Norcross
Spouse's Father's Name Henry Parkinson

Citing this Record
"England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NNQC-1Y9 : 10 December 2014), James Thomas Morcross and Janet Parkinson, 20 Apr 1899; citing Longridge, Lancashire, England, reference item 78 p39; FHL microfilm 1,657,578.
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England Marriages, 1538–1973
Indexing Project (Batch) Number I04110-1
System Origin England-EASy
GS Film number 1657578
Reference ID item 78 p39

November 23, 1879
Ribchester, Preston, Lancashire PR3, UK, Lancashire, UK

http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ribchester/stwilfrid/baptisms_1875-1898.html

Baptisms: 23 Nov 1879 St Wilfrid, Ribchester, Lancashire, England
James Thomas Norcross - Child of Thomas Norcross & Alice Elizabeth
Born: 17 Oct 1879
Abode: Bottoms and in the Parish of Longridge
Occupation: Sawyer
Baptised by: F. E. Perrin Rector
Register: Baptism 1851 - 1921, Page 124, Entry 986
Source: LDS Film 1278946

1918
March 30, 1918
Age 38
France

NZ BMD:

1918/22836 Norcross James Thomas NR
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http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/11540.detail

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France

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sooty/nzefroh1918...

Death: 1918 Mar 30
SN: 56989
Rank: Private
LN: NORCROSS
1stN: James Thomas
Service: OIR
Event: DOW (Died of wounds)
Place: France
Desc: Son of Alice E. and the late Thomas Norcross, of 32, Weka St., Nelson, New Zealand
Burial: FRANCE - DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.1