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David Horn

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Horn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/62 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 October 1892 AWMM QueenslandAustralia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 August 1914 AWMM Manakau, Levin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Robert Letham Horn (father), Manakau, Levin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/62 AWMM
  • Military service
    6 Manawatu Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 13 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 4 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      partial upper denture AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Reported wounded 9 August 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Board of Enquiry 17 January 1916 declared 9 August 1915 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

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)

    Marched into camp 13 August 1914.

    Embarked for the Dardanelles 9 May 1915

    Appointed Lance Corporal at ANZAC Cove 28 July 1915 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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  • Thank you.
    Public - Vicky - Other relative - 3 November 2016
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 342 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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03 November 2016VickyFoxton BeachOther relative

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