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Arthur Alexander Hornby

Headstone of Pte Arthur Alexander HORNBY. Port Chalmers General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block DB, Plot 30. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel, CC-BY-4.0.

Headstone of Pte Arthur Alexander HORNBY. Port Chalmers General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Bloc …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Hornby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 516 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    InvercargillSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Harry Hornby, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 516 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 34 AWMM
    Stockman/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    21 Nov 1916 {Age 35} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Youngest son of Marian and Arthur Hornby, of 159, Vivian St., Wellington. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 21 November 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
      Age 35 AWMM
      FranceEurope Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 22 November 1915 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 37 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • No known grave AWMM
    • Port Chalmers General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block DB, Plot 30 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • You were my grandfather's (Henry Hornby 1900 -1981) first cousin, it is 101 years since you died. Your branch of our family has no descendants but your sacrifice has not been forgotten. Rest in Peace -Steve Hornby
    Public - steven james - Other relative - 20 April 2017



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20 April 2017steven jamescartertonOther relative
23 January 2015AllanDunedinResearcher

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