1. Grave:Dadizeele New British CemeteryIV.E.20
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.126
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour13D GQS

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Husband of Mrs. L. B. Hornsey, of 74, Albert Rd., Silvertown, London.

Education & Career :

Licenced Victualler, Silvertown (pre-1916).
Enlisted at Canning Town into the 18th Battalion KRRC. Service No. R/36244

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 18th Battalion The King's Royal Rifle Corps 

18th (Service) Battalion (Arts & Crafts) Formed at Gidea Park in London by Major Sir Herbert Raphael on 4 June 1915. October 1915 : moved to Witley and attached to 122nd Brigade in 41st Division. Moved to Aldershot in November 1915, on to Witley in February and thence back to Aldershot. 3 May 1916 : landed at Le Havre. November 1917 : moved with the Division to Italy but returned to France in March 1918.

Action : The Final Advance in Flanders 

28 September - 11 November 1918. As the pressure mounted in other sectors the opportunity was seized to escape the confines of the Ypres Salient. Within five days the British Second Army had pushed the Germans back over the 1917 battlefield and were advancing on Courtrai. After action at Courtrai the advance continued into Belgium until the Armistice on 11th November.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Merchant Navy No. 781 E.C.London

11th April 1916
9th May 1916
14th November 1916

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