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 Private W Horne


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Private Walter  HORNE, G/31564,  7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 31708, Border Regiment), killed in action or wounds, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 18th September 1918, age 18.

21st August 1899, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of Moses & Sarah Jane Horne, of 24, Murray Street, Burnley, Lancashire.  


1911 Census - 24, Murray Street, Burnley, Lancashire - Sarah Jane Horne, head, age 52, widow, worker, at home, born Barrowford, Lancashire; Ellis Robinson, son, age 28, single, cotton weaver, worker, at home, born Barrowford, Lancashire; John Horne, son, age 20, single, cotton weaver, worker, at home, born Burnley, Lancashire; Mary Horne, daughter, age 16, single, cotton weaver, worker, at home, born Burnley, Lancashire; Richard Horne, son, age 14, cotton weaver, worker, born Burnley, Lancashire; Allan Horne, son, age 14, cotton weaver, worker, born Burnley, Lancashire; Walter Horne, son, age 11, school, born Burnley, Lancashire.


Enlisted Burnley, Lancashire.  

Buried at Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery, II. A. 9., Villers-Faucon, France.


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