Lieutenant John Raymond Henry Hornby

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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant John Raymond Henry Hornby, 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, Royal Armoured Corps. Son of Sir Henry Russell Hornby, 2nd Bt., and of Lady Hornby (nee Fry), of Clitheroe, Lancashire. Grandson of Major-General Sir W. Fry, K.C.V.O., C.B. Killed in action during the battle of El Alamein, Egypt when attached to Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry aged 24 years. Buried in grave XXVI. E. 8. of the El Alamein War Cemetery,El Alamein, Maṭrūḥ, Egypt. Also commemorated on a memorial plaque in All Saints Church, Pendleton, Lancashire.
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In memory of Lt John Raymond Henry Hornby, 5th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards. Born 1st November 1918. Killed in action 2nd November 1942.

John Raymond Henry Hornby

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