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George HORNE

Regimental number2960
Place of birthWoodville, New Zealand
SchoolWoodville District High School, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Horne, 'Pahiartua,' NZ
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War.
Enlistment date16 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of disease 28 February 1917
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 40), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David adn Elspet HORNE, Vogel Street, Woodville, New Zealand

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