Year of death: 1917
Date of birth: QE Dec 1879
Date of death: 28.9.1917
Place of death:
(1) 274019 (Royal Army Service Corps)
(2) 32468 (York & Lancaster Regiment)
(1) Royal Army Service Corps
(2) 8th Service Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment
Enlisted at Grove Park, London.
Died “of wounds”.
Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section J
CWGC states buried in family grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough.
NB No separate CWGC gravestone.
Born in 1879 in Scarborough. Parents, John & Elizabeth Horsley of 47 Manor Road, Scarborough. 1911 census, John S was a Cabinet Maker & Antique Dealer. CGWC records John was 38 when he died, address given as 49 Gladstone Street, Scarborough.
JOHN SIDNEY/HORSLEY/8th York & Lancaster Regt/dearly loved son of/JOHN & ELIZABETH HORSLEY/died Sept 28th 1917/aged 3 years/JOHN HORSLEY/died Jan 10th 1926/aged 78 years.