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Full Name
Clarence Charles Horne
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Clarence Charles
Surname
Horne
Also Known As
Charlie
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
25883
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Temporary Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mr C.B. Horne (father), 62 Childers Road, Gisborne, New Zealand
Marital Status
Divorced
Enlistment Address
Moanui, Matawai, New Zealand
Military District
Gisborne
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 223
Campaigns
Greece
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Greece
Date of Death
18 May 1941
Age at Death
31
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
  • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference
Face 13.
Biographical Notes
Clarence Charles Horne was the son of C. P. Horne and Annie Horne, of Gisborne, Poverty Bay, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece.
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. Looking West. (taken in April 1999).
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories, World War 2. (taken in April 1999).
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 1
  • Hall of Memories, World War 2, Auckland War Memorial Museum, April 1999, view 2
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman.

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