Casualty details

HORLOCK, ERNEST GEORGE

Rank:
Battery Serjeant Major
Service No:
42617
Date of Death:
30/12/1917
Age:
32
Regiment/Service:
Royal Field Artillery
 
General Base Depot, (E.E.F.)
Awards:
V C
Grave Reference
F. 171.
Cemetery
ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Son of John and Emily Horlock; husband of Ethel M. Horlock, of 5, Fitzalan Rd., Littlehampton Sussex.


Citation

An extract from "The London Gazette" dated 24th Nov., 1914, (No. 28985), records the following:-"For conspicuous gallantry on 15th Sept., near Vendresse, when his Battery was in action under a heavy shell fire, in that, although twice wounded, he persisted on each occasion in returning to lay his gun after his wound had been dressed."

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ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

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