Private Horace William Burn

Army Number: 266805 (formerly 5344)

Battalion: 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British War and Victory Medal

Born and lived at Bourne, Lincolnshire. Son of Frank and Mary Ann Burn, of 3 Albion Terrace, Bourne. He enlisted at Nottingham and was killed in action, on 1st July 1916, during the attack on the German positions at Gommecourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.