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George Sackville Cotter HORNER

Regimental number3370
Place of birthFern Hill, Glen Waverley, Victoria
SchoolBlack Flat School, No. 2219
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressWaverley Road, Glen Waverley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J T Horner, Glen Waverley, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name George Sackville
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie HORNER, Albert Avenue, Oakleigh, Victoria. Native of Mulgrave, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: H.V. Gunthers

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