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Oswald Leslie HORNER

Regimental number60227
Place of birthStrathfield, New South Wales
SchoolEpping Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer and orchardist
AddressEastwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Horner, Agincourt Road, Eastwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th General Service Reinforcements (New South Wales)
FateDied of disease 29 October 1918
Place of death or woundingSierra Leone
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery (Row 2, Grave No. 199), West Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma HORNER, Agincourt Road, Eastwood, New South Wales

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