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William HORNBY

Regimental number4196
Place of birthSingleton, New South Wales
SchoolWickham Superior Public School, Wickham, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressToronto, King Street, Rockdale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Hornby, Wilson Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4196A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHermies Hill British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary HORNBY, 4 Wilson Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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