HORNBY, Arthur


Rank: Private

Year of death: 1917

Date of birth: QE Jun 1896

Date of death: 2.9.1917

Place of death:

Service number: 1708

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment, “E” Company, 1/5th Battalion

6.8.1914 Enlisted (address given as 10 Clark Street, Scarborough)
6.1.1916 Discharged – cause “sick”
4.4.1917 Silver War Badge Number 39219.
War record available as part of “Burnt Series” including personal & army information (available on Find My Past).

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section P

Where remembered?: Buried in CWGC grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1896 in Scarborough. Parents, Alfred & Louisa Hornby. 1911 census, living at 10 Mill Street, Arthur age 15 (Caddy at Ganton Golf Links). War record address on discharge in 1916, 1 Silver Street, Castle Road, Scarborough.


1708 Private/A HORNBY/Yorkshire Regiment/2nd September 1917 aged 21/he fought the fight/he kept the faith.

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