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Battery Serjeant Major ERNEST GEORGE HORLOCK

Service Number: 42617
Regiment & Unit/Ship

Royal Field Artillery

General Base Depot,

Date of Death

Died 30 December 1917

Age 32 years old

Buried or commemorated at

ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

F. 171.

Egypt

  • Secondary Unit, Regiment (E.E.F.)
  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Awards Victoria Cross
  • Additional Info Son of John and Emily Horlock; husband of Ethel M. Horlock, of 5, Fitzalan Rd., Littlehampton Sussex.
  • Additional Citation note

    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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