Alfred Joseph (Charlie) HORNE

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HORNE, Alfred Joseph

Service Number: SX11956
Enlisted: 26 March 1941
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Croydon Park, South Australia, 16 July 1918
Home Town: Bordertown, Tatiara, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Papua New Guinea, 26 December 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried in the Buna area, Port Moresby Memorial, Port Moresby, Papua, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Mundulla Soldiers Memorial Honour Roll, Port Moresby (Bomana) Memorial
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World War 2 Service

26 Mar 1941: Enlisted Private, SN SX11956, Wayville, South Australia
26 Mar 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, SN SX11956, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
26 Dec 1942: Involvement Corporal, SN SX11956, 2nd/10th Infantry Battalion, Buna / Gona / Sanananda "The Battle of the Beachheads" - New Guinea
Date unknown: Involvement

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