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Clarence Charles Horne

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  • Service number
    25883 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Charlie AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Horne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charlie AWMM
  • Service number
    25883 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Moanui, Matawai, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.B. Horne (father), 62 Childers Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Divorced AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25883 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Temporary Corporal AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 4th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Clarence Charles Horne was the son of C. P. Horne and Annie Horne, of Gisborne, Poverty Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    31 AWMM
  • Date of death
    18 May 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Greece AWMM
  • Death notes
    Greece AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    • Face 13. AWMM
  • Obituary

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  • MY dad, Rangioto, was his younger brother and my 2nd name was after him, as he was known as Charlie. My dad also served in the 2nd world war, however the brothers decided to join different battalions so that someone would come back to carry on the family name.
    Public - Rangi Charles - Other Relative - 10 September 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 223 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
10 September 2015Rangi CharlesGisborne, N ZOther Relative
01 May 2015Dawn MarieBrisbane, AustraliaOther Relative