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.