The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private A W Hornsby


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Private Arthur William HORNSBY, G/31520, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 95197, Middlesex Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 23rd August  1918, age 18.

Born East Ham, London, E, son of Ernest John and Ada Annas Hornsby, of 69, Latimer Avenue, East Ham, London.  


1911 Census - 42 Richmond Road, Grays Thurrock, Essex - Ernest John Hornsby, head, age 32, married, coal porter, worker, born Great Waltham, Essex; Ada Annas Hornsby, wife, age 32, married 11 years, 4 children, 3 still alive, born Chelmsford, Essex; Arthur William Hornsby, son, age 11, school, born East Ham, Essex; Rose Lilian Hornsby, daughter, age 8, school, born East Ham, Essex; Florence Elsie Hornsby, daughter, age 5, school, born Grays, Essex.


Enlisted Whitehall, London.

Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 7., France.

NOTE: Regimental History & Soldiers Died in the Great War show last name as HORNSLEY; CWGC web site show last name as HORNSBY.


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