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Harold Walter HORNBY

Regimental number8868
Place of birthNorthcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthNorthcote, Victoria
SchoolState School, Faraday Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMother, Mrs Charlotte Hornby, 89 Keppell Street, Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James R Hornby, 89 Keppell Street, Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialVraucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Charlotte HORNBY, 89 Keppell Street, Carlton, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: J.R. Hornby, who served throughout the war with the Canadian Army.

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