Born: 1886, Parkstone, Essex.
Died: 9th October 1916; age 30; KiA.
Enlistment Location: London.
Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 302096;
Regiment: London Regiment, 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade).
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Caterpillar Valley Cemetery,
1901 4, Pembroke Villas, Station Road, Dovercourt, Essex.
William was 15 years old, a Watchmkaer’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.
John Horne, 55, a Master Mariner – steam ship ‘Cambridge’, born Shotley, Suffolk.
Eliza Horne (nee Smith), 52, born Butley, Suffolk.
Emily Anne Horne, 17, a Draper’s Assistant, born Parkstone, Essex.
Clementine Horne, 13, born Parkstone.
Jack Horne, 11, born Parkstone.
James Alec Horne, 6, born Parkstone.
1911 Cambridge House, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.
William was 25 years old, a Jeweller’s Assistant. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Eliza, 63, Independant Means.
Clementine, 23, a Draper’s Assistant.
Alec, 16, an Apprentice – Printing.
William’s father, John Horne, died 1907, whilst docking his boat at Antwerpen, Belgium.