W. T. Hornsby
Service no. 202656
Corporal, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), 2nd/1st Battalion
Born in Clapham; enlisted in Paddington; lived in Lambeth
Died 16 June 1917
Remembered at Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Hornsby was born in Clapham on 19 February 1894, the son of John Hornsby, a painter and decorator, and Lydia. In 1911 he was living at 19 Clarence Street, South Lambeth with his parents, three siblings and two boarders, and working as a dining car attendant for the London & South West Railway. He enlisted in Paddington, west London.