HORSLEY, Ernest

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Rank: Lieutenant (previously 2nd Lieutenant)

Year of death: 1917

Date of birth: QE Sep 1894

Date of death: 14.8.1917

Place of death: Killed in France age 23

Service number:

Regiment: King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 10th Battalion attached 59th Trench Mortar Battery.

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Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section U
Family grave

Where remembered?:
Buried in CGWC grave in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium, IV.D.2
Remembered on family grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough & Gladstone Road School War Memorial & Scarborough Cricket Club War Memorial & Oliver’s Mount War Memorial, all in Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1894 in Scarborough. Parents, Henry & Ellen Horsley of 34 Barwick Street, Scarborough.

Inscription

In loving memory/of/HENRY HORSLEY/died February 18 1940 aged 85 years/also of ELLEN/wife of the above/died September 24 1949 aged 87/Re-united/also Lieut E HORSLEY/10th King’s Royal Rifles/son of the above/killed in France August 14th 1917/aged 23 years.

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