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Horn, W.J., Pte., 1917
On the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, is the name of 18/1598 Private William James Horn, serving with the 18th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, who died 17/05/1917.

Morpeth Herald 01/06/1917 carries a brief obituary:


HORN.- Killed in action, May 7th [sic], aged 20, Pte. William James Horn, 1598, D.L.I., eldest son of Mr and Mrs Horn, of 8 Oswald Terrace, Amble.

William James Horn is remembered at Amble on A13.01, A13.03 and A13.07

He is also remembered in The DLI Book of Remembrance page 121

The CWGC entry for Private Horn

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