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James Horn

Family portrait, c. 1910 Robert (Bob) Horn (22972) is the top row 1st left; David Horn (11/62) is top row 2nd left; Allan Horn (48213) is top row far right; James Horn (22979) bottom row, first left; parents Robert and Ellen Horn in the middle (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Family portrait, c. 1910 Robert (Bob) Horn (22972) is the top row 1st left; David Horn (11/62) is to …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Horn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22979 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1897 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    23 May 1897 Public - Alexia - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 - Granddaughter
  • Place of birth
    Carterton, New Zealand Public - Alexia - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 - Grandaughter
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Robert Letham Horn (father), Manakau, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22979 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Letham Horn and Ellen Stevenson, of Manakau, Levin. One of ten children, four served in WW1.

    Four sons, brothers served in WW1: David Horn (11/62), Robert (Bob) Horn (22972), Allan Stevenson Horn (48213) and James Horn (22979) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Always WithIn My Heart Grand-Dad..
    Public - Judith - Direct descendant - 7 January 2017



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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 33 AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 January 2017Judith PutaruruDirect descendant
26 April 2015AlexiaWhitby, Porirua, WellingtonOther Relative

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