Naylor, Cedric Father - W Naylor, 3 West View, Fulwood, Preston. Civil Engineer. Cedric born 12th June 1891. PGS September 1900 to ? Classical Sub-Lieutenant, HMS Conqueror, H4-1915. H1-1916. First Lieutenant HMS Cyclops, H5-1916. HMS Cyclops on special service, awarded DSC for "special service"!. Another paragraph states DSO, which is either a correction or another award, doesn't state, H11-1917. It is the DSO, H2-1918. Heppell states and two Bars. Prize Day reports 1918, 1919, DSO** and two other awards. Cedric Naylor, (Acting) Captain, CVO, DSO**, DSC*, Mentioned in Despatches, was heavily involved in HMS Penshurst for a longer period and in more actions than any other Q-ship in the Royal Navy's "Special Service". In WW2 he became Commanding Officer, Royal Navy Base Bombay. A lengthy but nonetheless incomplete report is to be found in the "People" section of this site.
Nevett, Norman Ernest Father - T C Nevett, Estate Agent. Norman born 19th January 1900. Fulwood Grammar School. PGS 19th September 1911 to 22nd December 1914. Pass, Preliminary Candidates, Oxford local examinations, July 1912. Exempted from London and Northern Universities Matriculations, passed in spoken French. Elected captain of Thornley football Second XI, H12-1913. Clerk, Manchester & County Bank, Preston. Blank H11-1917. (There is no information whatsoever of his war service.)
Newhouse, Morris War Memorial 1914-1918 Father - Adolph Newhouse, 20 Cross Street, Preston. Financial Agent. Deceased. Mrs Newhouse, removed to Marsdene, 25 Bryan Road, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. Morris born 17th February 1898. Parish Church School. PGS 13th September 1909 to 18th March 1916. Free Place. Oxford Preliminary 3rd Class Honours 1911. Oxford Junior 3rd Class 1912, passed Spoken French. Oxford & Cambridge School Certificate 1913. St John Ambulance First Aid Certificate 1913; School Scholarship £10 for 3 years 1913. Geography; Form V Prize 1913, H12-1913. Harris. School Second XI. During Easter Term elected as House football captain, H4-1914. Excused Cambridge Previous, July 1914. President of the newly formed Photographic Society. Prefect from Christmas Term 1914. School football outside right, has shown moderate form but his lack of vigour is atoned for by his trickiness. Harris House captain, H1-1915. Football colours awarded last term. This year's football team, H4-1915. Higher Certificates: French (including Oral), Elementary Maths, Advanced Maths (with merit in Trig, Statics and Dynamics), English Essay, Physics, Chemistry (including Organic Chemistry). Harris tennis, H9-1915. School and Harris football Vice-Captain. Outside right, very fast and tricky, centres well, has a sure shot when he gets an opportunity, H1-1916. Left during the term. Awarded football colours again, H5-1916. Clerk in Merchant's Office. Joined Army. KILLED IN WAR. Roll of Honour gives Name only; H5-1916. Reported missing in France, H2-1918. Former Harris House Captain, Captain of Harris football, reported missing in the Harris House report, H6-1918. CWG: Maurice Newhouse Private 14th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. 19 years. Died 24th November 1917. Service Number 39825. Son of Mrs Louisa Newhouse of 29 Kensington Road, Blackpool. Memorial Reference: Panel 10 Cambrai Memorial, Louverval.
Newsholme, L D Loyal North Lancashire (Territorials), H1-1915. H1-1916.
Noble, Arthur Father - John Noble, 234 Manchester Road, Preston. Clerk at Preston Guardian. Arthur born 20th April 1894. Grimshaw Street School. PGS 14th September 1906 to 29th July 1909. Clerk. Army Service Corps, H1-1916.
Norwood, B Loyal North Lancashires, H9-1916.
Norwood, Geoffrey Lieutenant, H9-1916.
Norwood, Kenneth Lieutenant, H9-1916.
Norwood, P Lieutenant, Australian Expeditionary Force, H9-1916.
Norwood, Samuel Burton Lieutenant in 4th Loyal North Lancashire Territorials. On Monday, 7th July 1913, conducted the school children at the Town Hall for King George and Queen Mary to Their Majesties' very considerable delight. The children sang the loyal version of the old familiar ballad "Mary", King and Queen went to the east side of the platform and bowed to the children. Whilst Their Majesties lunched at the Bull & Royal the Band of the 4th LNL played outside under the direction of Lieut S B Norwood. He had the honour of several times performing before Royalty, and of being presented to King Edward. Listed as a Captain in the 4th LNL, that would be as an infantryman and not as a musician. At that time all Regiments of the Line and Battalion Bands had Bandmasters, Warrant Officers, and not commissioned Directors of Music. 1913, Member of PGSA, address: Wyncote, Fulwood, Preston.m Conducted the music at the Opening of the School 1913, H12-1913 PGSA No138, 30th December 1925. Whitefields, Ingol, near Preston. Cecil Street, Lytham. Resigned September 1933.