Battery Serjeant Major ERNEST GEORGE HORLOCK
Royal Field Artillery
General Base Depot,
Died 30 December 1917
Age 32 years old
- 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."