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Private Horace Hartshorn

Army Number : 58607

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Ilkeston, Derbyshire and lived at Beeston, Nottinghamshire. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Hartshorn, of 19, Derby Street, Beeston, Nottingham. Husband of Emily Hartshorn. He was a woodworker prior to enlisting at Beeston. He died of wounds 28th June 1917.

Buried/Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Private Horace Hartshorn is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. John the Baptist Church War Memorial, Beeston, Nottingham.

His brother Private Samuel Leonard Hartshorn, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

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