Herbert Horton (c.1898-1918)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HORTON, HERBERT. Able Seaman. No R/6038. R.N.R. 'Howe' Battalion, Royal Naval Division. Born Lower Brow, Paddock. Son of Mary Ann Collins, 3 St. Paul's Street, Huddersfield. Educated at St. Paul's Church of England School. Employed as a comber by Messrs. J. Hopkinson and Company Limited, Birkby. Single. Enlisted August 1917. Had only been in France for five weeks when he was killed on 13.1.1918, aged 19 years. Buried FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 4/5.

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