Sapper Harry Horne
42613 Royal Engineers
Died of Wounds 8th September 1915 in Gallipoli, aged 40
Lived at 5 Cook St.
Commemorated on the Helles Memorial Turkey
Commemorated on the St. Mary's Church, Newark Memorial - (Close Up)
Commemorated in Burnley Cemetery, UK
Burnley Express 2nd October 1915

SAPPER’S FATAL WOUNDS
WELL-KNOWN BURNLEYITE’S DEATH
(Burnley Express 2/10/1915)

Mrs. Horne, of 5, Cook-street, Burnley, received an official intimation from the War Office on Wednesday that her husband, Sapper H. Horne, of the Royal Engineers, died on September 8th from the wounds received at the Dardanelles. Sapper Horne, who was 40 years of age, was formerly a painter and decorator, and worked with his brother, Mr. Thomas Horne of 45 Padiham-road. He enlisted just after the outbreak of war, and was sent out to the Dardanelles in June. He leaves a wife and five children. He was a son of ex Recruiting Sergt. Horne, of 15 Hulme-street, who joined the Burnley Volunteers in March, 1860. Three of his nephews are on active service. Corpl. H. Horne being in the Territorial R.A.M.C., Pte. T. Graham in the East Lancashire Territorials, and Sapper W. Whittaker in the Royal Engineers in France. He was of a genial disposition, and was well known and greatly liked in the town. He was connected with the Whittlefield Wesleyan Chapel.


 

 

 

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