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Benjamin Thomas HORNE

Regimental number4798
Place of birthPickering, South Australia
SchoolParrawarlie School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressStansbury, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mararita Horne, Stansbury, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 3), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Margaretta HORNE, Stansbury, South Australia. Native of Pickering, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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