Attested 1 September 1914 at Pryme Street Recruiting Office Hull – Medal Index Card entered France 6 March 1915 with 2nd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment – Posted missing 8 May 1915 – Posted Wounded Snapper July 1915 – Commemorated East Yorkshire Regiment War Memorial Beverley Minster East Yorkshire – Commemorated North Eastern Railway War Memorial York – North Eastern Railway staff magazine July 1916 page 153
2nd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action
Commemorated on Panel 21 and 31 Menin Gate Ypres Memorial Ieper Belgium.
Next of Kin
Son of Joseph William and Elizabeth Horsley; of 4, Victoria Avenue, Hawthorne Avenue, Hessle Road , Hull.
08 May 1915