Frank Horner (1895-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Frank Horner

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HORNER, FRANK. Private. No 18148. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Spring Street, Huddersfield, 6.7.1895. Son of Mr and Mrs Robert Horner, 427 Woodlands Terrace, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Board School. Employed as a motor driver by Mr Harry Tomlinson, removal contractor, of Crosland Moor. Attended Brunswick Street Sunday School and the Band of Hope. Single. Enlisted December, 1915, and joined his Regiment on January 24th, 1916. Killed by a sniper on 21.8.1916, aged 21 years. Buried BERKSHIRE CEMETERY EXTENSION, PLOEGSTEERT, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot D, Row 18.

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