George Norman

Key Information

Name:George Norman
DoB: March 9 1890
Regt: Private 8/2092 3rd Otago New Zealand Expeditionary Force
DoD: October 12 1917
Academic Career:CGS 1904-5
Biographical Information:

  • George was the eldest of five sons born to Thomas and Jane Norman. The Norman family had been farming at Bow, near Great Orton for generations. He attended the grammar school for two years (1904-5) and then worked on the family farm. His mother had died in 1900 leaving his father with five sons under ten. His father remarried in 1908. His new wife was thirty years his junior and three daughters soon joined the family.