On Friday 6th November 1914 the Bradford Daily Telegraph published a list of the first 1000 men to enlist in what was to become the 16th Battalion (1st Bradford Pals).
 
Listed here Surnames beginning N with further detail.
 
NASH, Robert Francis – Beer Bottler - Military Medal
 
MIC: Pte 16/784 M.M. Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1895. Son of Charles Henry and Annie Boyd.
 
1911: 33 St Jude’s Place, Bradford. Age 16 “Jobber in Worsted Spinning”
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 19 St Jude’s Street, Bradford. Pte 1st W Yorks M.M.
 
d. Bradford 1941. Age 46.
 
NAYLOR, Joseph – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: L/Cpl – Cpl 16/191 – Disch.
 
b. Bradford 1893. Son of Ezra and Elizabeth Naylor.
 
1911: 68 Percival Street, Bradford. Age 18 “Dyer’s Labourer”
 
Service Records: None Found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 2 Ripon Street, Otley Road. Cpl 16 W Yorks. e 20/9/14
 
d. u/k
 
NEATH, John Edward – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/452 – Disch.
 
b. Borwick, Lancashire 1892. Son of Edward and Harriet Neath.
 
1911: 154 Midland Road, Bradford. Age 19 “Drapery Warehouse”
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 154 Midland Road, Bradford. Pte 16 West Yorks e. 22/9/14.
 
m. 12/6/1920 Girlington, Bradford to Ethel Cocksedge.
 
d. Bradford 1923. Age 31.
 
NELSON, Horace – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte – Cpl 16/376 – 2 Lt West Riding Regt. – Commissioned 29/5/1918
30 Pellon Terrace, Thackley.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 30 Pellon Terrace, Thackley. Lt Duke of Wellingtons e. 21/9/14
 
d. u/k
 
NELSON, Vincent – Mechanics Apprentice
 
MIC: Pte West Yorks 948. RFC 127989
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Isaac and Annie Nelson.
 
1911: 2 Holme Street, Bradford. Age 17 “Pawnbroker’s Assistant”
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 2 Hampden Place, Bradford. Pte 16 West Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
NEWSHOLME, Arthur William – Dyer’s Marketman
 
MIC: Pte – L/Cpl 16/781 – K in A
 
b. Bradford 1892. Son of Arthur Wright and Agnes Newsholme.
 
1911: 2 Temple Rhydding, Baildon. Age 19. Assisting in Father’s Dying Business.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 27/2/1917
CWGC: NEWSHOLME, A W
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 16/781
Date of Death: 27/02/1917
Regiment/Service: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: OWL TRENCH CEMETERY, HEBUTERNE
 
NEWSHOLME, Harold Greenfield – Clerk
 
MIC: W Yorks 695 – RE 364730 - North’d Fusiliers 60889. Cl Z 19/2/19
 
b. Bradford 1889. Son of Alfred and Bertha Stead Newsholme.
 
1911: 2 Rose Mount, Bolton. Age 22. Clerk.
 
m. 23/12/1914 Bradford to Florence Mortimer.
 
Service Records: 16/695 e. 23/9/14 b. Bradford age 25 years 316 days. Clerk.
Wounded Gas Shell Poisoning (mild).
Disch. 19/2/19 2 Rose Mount, Bolton Road.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 10 Exmouth Place. 16 West Yorks e. 23/9/14
 
d. u/k
 
NEWTON, Alfred Ernest – Clerk
 
MIC: Cpl 16/524 – K in A
 
b. Bradford 1893. Son of Samuel And Annie Newton.
 
1911: 86 Whetley Hill, Manningham, Bradford. Age 18. Calculator Clerk Silk Manufacturing Co.
 
Service Records: Not found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 86 Whetley Hill, Bradford. Cpl 16 West Yorks e. 22/9/14 KIA 1/7/1916.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: NEWTON, ALFRED ERNEST
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 16/524
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 23
Regiment/Service: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Samuel Albert and Annie Elizabeth Newton, of 86, Whetley Hill, Bradford, Yorks.
 
NEWTON, Alfred – Tailor’s Presser
 
MIC: None found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not confirmed.
 
d. u/k
 
NICHOLL, Edgar – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte – Sgt 16/970 – Sjt North’d Fusiliers 60774 – Dis’d 392 (xvi)
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
NICHOLSON, Arthur Brooke – Apprentice Engineer
 
MIC: L/Cpl – A WO1 16/696 K in A
 
b. Buttershaw, Bradford 1898. Son of John Richard and Annie Nicholson.
 
1911: 5 Brearcliffe Street, Buttershaw. Age 13. Spinning Doffer.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 5 Brearcliffe Street. R Sgt Maj 1/5 West Yorks. Died 1/11/1918
 
d. 1/11/1918
CWGC: NICHOLSON, ARTHUR BROOK
Rank: Regimental Serjeant Major
Service No: 16/696
Date of Death: 01/11/1918 Age: 20
Regiment/Service: 1st/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John Richard and Annie Nicholson, of 5, Brearcliffe St., Buttershaw, Bradford, Yorks. Enlisted in 16th Bn.; previously wounded in 1917.
 
NIELD, George Cecil – Clerk
 
MIC: L/Cpl 16/613 – Lt 1 West Yorks Commissioned 28/2/1917
23 Frizinghall Road, Bradford..
 
b. Bradford 1893. Son of George Stanfield and Alice Nield.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 23 Frizinghall Road, Bradford. Lt 16th, 4th, 10th & 1st Battalions e. 22/9/14.
 
d. u/k
 
NORMANTON, Frederick – Poster Writer
 
MIC: 4th Distribution Bn TR5/76150 Disch 28/12/1918 392 (xvi) S
 
b. Hull 1891. Son of
 
m. Bradford 1912 to Adelaide Ethel Atkinson.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: 16/294 e. 21/9/14 Age 23 years 220 days. Poster Writer b. Hull. 182 Bolton Road, Bradford.
Disch. 28/12/1918 Poor Physique and varicose veins.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 1 Park Street, Bradford. L/Cpl 16 West Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
NORMANTON, Thomas – Foreign Correspondent
 
MIC: Pte 16/155 – Lt KOYLI
2 Clement Street, Bradford.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: (Medal Rolls) Commissioned KOYLI 29/5/1917
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 2 Clement Street. Lt 16 W Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
NORMINGTON, Robert Henry – Clerk
 
MIC: L/Cpl – Cpl 16/671 Disch.
44 Lonsdale Street, Bradford Moor.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 44 Lonsdale Street. Bradford. Cpl 16 W Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
NORTHROP, John – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/888 Class Z.
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of William and Sarah Northrop.
 
1911: 66 Gt Russell Street, Bradford. Age 16 Piece Roller.
 
Service Records: 16/888 e. 24/9/14 Age 20 years 26 days. Clerk b Bradford.
Transferred 93 LTMB 1/4/1916. Disch. 12/3/19 Class Z.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 66 Gt Russell Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
NORTON, George Lofthouse – Bookbinder
 
MIC:  Pte 16/761 – Cl Z
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of Thomas and Ann Norton.
 
1911: 1 Bowland Street, Bradford. Age 15. Bookbinders Apprentice.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 110 Idle Road, Bradford. Pte 16 W Yorks. e. 23/9/14
 
d. Bradford 1967. Age 71.
 
NORTON, Verity – Clerk
 
MIC: 16/1003 – Disch.
 
b. Pudsey 19/2/1893. Son of Mathew Henry and Nancy Norton.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: 16/1003 e. 25/9/14 21 years 218 days b. Pudsey. Clerk.
Disch 17/8/17 392 (xvi) Gun shot wound left thigh.
Court of enquiry GSW L Thigh found to be accidental.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 26 Tyson Street, Bradford.
 
M Sarah Foden Bradford 6/11/1915.
 
d. Bradford 1945. Age 53.
 
NORWOOD, George Henry – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/290 – Disch.
Roll: 16 W Yorks. 2 W Yorks. 10 West Yorks. Disch. 392 xvi 28/12/1917
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
NOWELL, Francis Percival – Wool Trade
Brother to 16/584 James Kenworthy Nowell
 
MIC: 2 Lt W Yorks DoW 2/7/1916
Mrs Nowell (Mother) 54 Scarborough Road, Shipley.
 
b. Eccleshill, Bradford 1894. Son of David Oldham and Elizabeth Anne Nowell.
 
1911: 4 Fernhill Road, Shipley. Age 17 “At School”
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 2/7/1916
CWGC: NOWELL, F P
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 02/07/1916
Regiment: 18th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: COUIN BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. E. A. Nowell, of Westfield, Victoria Park, Shipley, Yorks.
 
NOWELL, James Kenworthy – Wool Trade
 
MIC: Pte 584 – Labour Corps 64927
 
b. Bradford 1892. Son of David Oldham and Elizabeth Anne Nowell.
 
1911: 4 Fernhill Road, Shipley. Age 19 Architects Assistant.
 
Pension Records: 16/584 – Labour Corps 54927
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bradford 1932.
 
NUNNS, Harold Killingbeck – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/374 Disch.
 
b. Bradford 1897. Son of Fred and Emily Nunns.
 
1911: 41 Kirkham Road, Bradford.
 
Service Records: SWB 112,953 Disch 27/12/1916 392 xvi (wounds).
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 41 Kirkland Road, Bradford.
 
m. Bradford 1925 to Clara Jackson.
 
d. Leeds 1978. Age 82.
 
NURSE, Herbert Edward – Tea Salesman
 
MIC: Pte 16/967 DoW.
 
b. 17/9/1888 Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester. Son of Henry and Lucy Nurse.
 
1911: 122 Higher Chatham Street Chorlton-on-Medlock Manchester
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 3/7/1917
CWGC: NURSE, H E
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/967
Date of Death: 31/07/1917 Age: 29
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Grave Reference: III. E. 37.
Cemetery: AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information: Son of Mr. H. Nurse, of 126, Moseley Rd., Fallowfield, Manchester.
 
NUTT, Albert – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte – Cpl 16/854 Class Z.
 
b. Bradford 1892. Son of John and Annie Nutt.
 
1911: 2 Fraser Street, Manningham. Age 19. Warehouseman.
 
m. Bradford 17/9/1913 to Isabella Colston.
 
Service Records: 16/854 e. 23/9/14 Age 23 years 21 days. Warehouseman b. Bradford.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 56 Willow Street, Bradford. Cpl 16 W Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
NUTTON, Lawrence Harry – Overlooker
 
MIC: Pte – A/Sgt 987 – MGC Sgt 22739 Class Z AR 20/3/19.
 
b.  Bradford. 4 August 1893. Son of Fred and Elizabeth Ann Nutton.
 
1911:  10 Mount Pleasant, Buttershaw. Age 17 Spinner (Worsted)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 10 Mount Pleasant, Buttershaw. Sgt 31st MGC e. 25/9/14.
 
d. Colchester 1971 Age 78.
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