Richard Kelly Hornabrook

Richard Kelly Hornabrook

Date of Birth

December 1894

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1913-1915

Job(s)

Upper Norwood (Mixed) C.S., Croydon

Service number

21142

WW1 rank

Lance-Corporal

East Surrey Regiment, 7th Battalion

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

30 November 1917

Location of death

Battle of Cambrai (July to November 1917)

Buried/memorial

Cambrai Memorial Louverval (Grave/Memorial reference: Panel 6)

Biography

Lance Corporal Richard Kelly Hornabrook was the son of William James and Emily Hornabrook. He attended Borough Road College for two years, and played cricket. After graduating the college he is listed as being destined for a school in Croydon. He enlisted in Canterbury, into the East Surrey Regiment, 7th Battalion. Hornabrook is listed as “missing presumed killed” in the ROH, his date of death is listed as 30 November 1917.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BRCCR010, http://www.pensilvahistorygroup.org/people/12-war-memorials-in-pensilva-and-st-ive, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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