Matthew James (Matt) HORNE MSM

HORNE, Matthew James

Service Number: 9546
Enlisted: 31 December 1915
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 11th Field Company Engineers
Born: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, 12 January 1893
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Iron turner and fitter
Died: Kidney disease, Ayr, Queensland, Australia, 18 July 1966, aged 73 years
Cemetery: Ayr Cemetery, Queensland
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World War 1 Service

31 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 9546, 11th Field Company Engineers
31 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 9546, 11th Field Company Engineers
31 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 9546, 11th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Suevic, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) by HM the King on 2 July, 1918 "for gallantry and distinguished service".