Attested 12 May 1915 , Posted 8th Battalion 20 January 1916 , Posted wounded Snapper May 1916 , Embarked 30 November 1916 for service with 13th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment joined 01 December 1916 , posted 7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment 14 December 1916 , Killed casualty list Newcastle Journal 08 March 1917, Documents Available Died with 7th Battalion CWGC 13th Battalion
7th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment
Eppleton Co Durham
Houghton Le Spring
Hetton le Hole
Killed in Action
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial Pier & face C2 Somme France.
Next of Kin
Son of John and Margaret Hourigan, of 28, William St., Hetton, Hetton,le,Hole, Co. Durham.