Harry Horley

L/Cpl H Horley

The photo and information in this summary was provided by Harry Horley's granddaughter, Lyla Horley



Jun 8, 1887

Born Hackliffe Bedfordshire Eng


Aug 9, 1915

Attested into 59th Battalion  at Kingston Ontario – No. 455217 – next of kin given as Fred Horley – profession given as laborer – No previous military service


Nov 23, 1915

Disembarked in England – Taken On Strength 39th Battalion at West Sandling


Apr 23, 1916

Transferred to 21st Battalion


Apr 24, 1916

Taken On Strength 21st Battalion


Mar 22, 1917

Attached to the 4th Machine Gun Company for duty.


Apr 17, 1917

Returned to duty from attachment


May 9, 1917

Awarded the Good Conduct Badge


Jan 1, 1919

Appointed Lance Corporal


Apr 3, 1919

Embarked at Le Havre for England


Apr 4, 1919

Taken On Strength “P” Wing at Witley


May 6, 1919

Taken On Strength “N” Wing, 2nd Canadian Discharge Pool at Witley pending discharge in England


May 16, 1919

Struck Off Strength 2nd Canadian Discharge Pool for discharge in England


There are 5 entries in the file between Apr 17, 1917 and Jan 1, 1919 that are undecipherable in the service record.


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