HORNBY, Gilbert Reid

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Rank: Private

Year of death: 1918

Date of birth: QE Mar 1897

Date of death: 30.3.1918

Place of death: Killed in action, France age 21

Service number: 2293409

Regiment: Canadian Ex Force, Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians).

Medals:

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Terraces
Family grave

Where remembered?:
CWGC Vimy Memorial, France
Remembered on family grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1897 in Jarrow. Parents, William Thomas & Pauline Maud Hornby of Castle Hotel, Queen Street, Scarborough.

Inscription

In loving memory/of/PAULINE MAUD/wife of/WILLIAM THOMAS HORNBY/who died May 20th 1903/also of/GILBERT REID/HORNBY/their son/Pte Lord Strathcona’s Horse/Can Ex Force (killed in action in France)/March 30th 1918/aged 21 years/also of/WILLIAM THOMAS NEWZAM/who died May 27 [1935/38].

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