Main CPGW Record
Forename(s): John William
Place of Birth: Burtersett, Yorkshire
Service No: 5176
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: ASKRIGG, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
John William Horn was the son of Jeremiah Hammond and Margaret Ann Horn, née Moore. Jeremiah was born at Preston-under-Scar and Margaret at Burtersett, Yorkshire.
1901 Burtersett, Yorkshire Census: John W. Horn, aged 5 years, born Leyburn, Yorkshire, son of Jeremiah H. and Margaret A. Horn.
1911 Burtersett, Yorkshire Census: John William Horn, aged 15 years, born Burtersett, son of Jeremiah and Margaret Ann Horn.
John was married to Jane Ann Wake in 1916.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John W. Horn, 5176, Yorkshire Regiment.
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HORN, J. W., Yorkshire Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Horn, Buttersett, killed in action.
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Private John William HORN
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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