2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather born Seaforth and baptized 17th December 1876 at Christ Church Bootle and in 1891 Norman age 9? living with father Arthur a solicitor and mother Frances and brothers Arthur H age 19 ?, Walter S age 18, Ernest G age 16, Charles age 14, Percy B age 8, sisters Jessie age 22, Frances E age 21,and 6 servants . Family Living Church Rd Beechwood (Vale Rd)Woolton
In 1901 Norman Mather aged 24 a visitor living with the Sharpe family at 7 Abbey Square (precincts of Chester Cathedral ) Chester. Norman Mather marries Gladys Mary Olive Sharpe daughter Frederick and Anna Sharpe at St Asaph January 1903 Denbighshire.
In 1911 Gladys Mather and son Alan Frederick Charles Mather living The Cottage Abbots Brow Kirby Lonsdale Westmorland.
In 1909 Norman moves to Australia to farm. When the war broke out Norman Mather was farming in Australia he returned to serve . Norman returned from Sydney to London on the Ship Beltana. 22nd July 1915
According to The Devereux database at museum of Liverpool at Pier Head Liverpool . Enlisted as Private in the 10th Liverpool Kings (Scottish) . 2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather commissioned on the 12th September 1916.
2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather Norman was educated at Bilton Grange and Rugby Schools. Norman is on Rugby School Roll of Honour.
2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather is in the book on the 10th Liverpool Scottish called Bravest of Hearts by Hal Giblin
2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather was drafted to France in June 1916
2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather is in a book on the 10th Liverpool Scottish called Bravest of Hearts by Hal Giblin.
2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather was killed 9th August 1916 in the battle of Guillemont (same battle Noel Chavasse received VC for outstanding gallantry )
2nd Lieutenant Norman Mather is Remembered with Honour Thiepval Memorial