James Willetts HORNE.  John Newton HORNE

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James Willetts HORNE. John Newton HORNE

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HORNE Family grave. Chipping Campden

James Willetts HORNE. Born 9 February 1898 to Lewis Hadley and Murial Jessie Horne, nee Neve. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Leysbourne. (Leasebourne), Chipping Campden. 1911 he was a student aged 13 at Christ Hospital School, West Horsham. He enlisted into the royal navy 22 March 1918 as Engine Room Artificer Class 5 M300936 on HMS Impregnable II. His occupation prior to enlistment fitter, turner for British Railway and resided at Chipping Campden. 21 July 1918 he joined HMS Superb, promoted at to Acting Engine Room Artificer Class 4. Discharged from the navy 9 February 1920. Embarked from London for Calcutta on SS Margha 14 February 1935 aged 27, occupation, engineer. 3 January 1934 at St Peter Parish Church of Woking, Surrey he married Emily Stephenson. He was aged 36, an engineer. 1939 he was residing with his family at Leasebourne House, Leysbourne (Leasebourne), Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. Died 8 February 1982. His last place of residence was The Bungalow, Chadbury, Evesham.


John Newton HORNE. Late Lance Corporal 30210. 2nd Grenadier Guards. Born 17 September 1899 to Lewis Hadley and Muriel Jessie Horne, nee Neve. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Leysbourne. (Leasebourne), Chipping Campden. Enlisted 18 October 1917, medically discharged 20 December 1918. Awarded War Badge 27 December 1918. Cause of discharge, wounded. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Leysbourne. (Leasebourne), Chipping Campden. 1911 residing with his parents and siblings at Leysbourne (Leasebourne), Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. Note the 1911 census list his name as HORM. Married 1930 in the registration district of Evesham, Worcestershire to Phyllis Boulton. 1930 with his family at Oaksey, Aston Road, Chipping Campden. Occupation, Corn and seed merchant. Taxi proprietor and general labourer. Died 17 March 1986, Warwickshire.
Wills and Admin, Ancestry -
Resided at 10 Haysum’s Close, Chipping Campden. Died 17 March 1986.

Both at rest in a family grave, St James’ Churchyard, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire


Their Father -
Lewis Hadley HORNE. Born 1868 at Chipping Campden to James Newton and Elizabeth Horne, nee Willetts. Enlisted 27 December 1902 into the 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment (T.F.) as Private 602, aged 34 years and 3 months. Promoted to Sergeant 26 June 1903, Colour Sergeant 1 May 1909. 1911 residing with his family at Leysbourne (Leasebourne), Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. occupation farmer. Note the 1911 census list this name as HORM. Prior to re-engagement with the colours 4 November 1914 as Colour Sergeant he was employed as a farmer to Captain Edward George Spencer Churchill, farmer, of Northwick Park, Blockley, Worcestershire. 29 March 1915 he embarked from Folkstone for France. 20 February 1915 promoted to WOII (CSM) 27 November 1915 re-engaged for the duration of the war. 25 May 1916 he was under arrest in the field awaiting a Field General Court Martial on the 8 June 1916. He was tried for when on active service conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline in that he on or about 25 June 1916 signed on a Green Envelope, Army Form W3078 the certificate that the contents referred to nothing but private and family matters well knowing that the contents of the said envelope were not as described in the said certificate. His sentence - reduced from Warrant Officer Class II to Sergeant. 2 July 1916 he was posted to 55th Brigade Base Depot, Rouen, for posting back to England on the 10 July 1916.
He died 3 March 1950 at Broad Campden, nr Chipping Campden.

He and his wife are not mentioned on the family headstone which shows their 3 sons and their wives in St James’ Churchyard, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire.

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