|Place of birth||St Leonards, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, G Hortin, Gladstone, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Appointed Lance Corporal, Abbassia, 7 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 5 April 1916.
Admitted to 7th General Hospital, St Omer, 20 April 1916 (mumps); transferred to Base, 10 May 1916; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 10 May 1916; to England, 26 May 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 6 June 1916. Discharged on furlough (date not recorded); readmitted to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, from furlough, 24 July 1916 (peritonitis: mild); transferred to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 31 July 1916, for return to Australia.
Marched in to 14th Training Depot, Larkhill, 1 September 1916.
Found guilty, 28 September 1916, of neglecting to obery Routine Order re bounds: severely reprimanded.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 September 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917; discharged, 21 January 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||See 3972 Edely Cyril HORTIN for first period of service.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HORTIN Edely Cyril|