Wilfred Le Strange HORNE

HORNE, Wilfred Le Strange

Service Number: 57
Enlisted: 19 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle New South Wales, Australia, January 1889
Home Town: Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: Baby 700 Cemetery, Anzac
Row D, Grave 15
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Wickham "Citizens of Wickham" Volunteers Honour Roll, Wickham Public School Great War Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 57, 2nd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Enlisted at Sydney
19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 57, 2nd Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 57, 2nd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '7' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Suffolk embarkation_ship_number: A23 public_note: ''
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 57, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time enlistment was 34 Hamiel Street, Wickham, Newcastle, NSW

Husband of Edith Isabella Horne of Prince Regent's Lane, Greengate, Plaistow, England later of 270 Montague Street, South Melbourne, Victoria. Father of Wilfred Alexander Horne

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served with the Newcastle Scottish Rifles for 6 years