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Full Name
William Laurie Clelland Horn
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William Laurie Clelland
Surname
Horn
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
9394
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs A. Horn (mother), 74 Broughton Street, Gore, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Public Works Department, Lyall Bush, Southland, New Zealand
Military District
Invercargill
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
20 (Canterburt & Otago) Infantry Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 85
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
25 May 1941
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
2. B. 2.
Biographical Notes
William Horn was the son of David and Agnes Horn, of Gore, Southland, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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