HORNE, George

Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
4 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5948229
P.O.W. number: 
26938
Born: 
Friday, July 21, 1911
Birthplace: 
Manchester
Died : 
Friday, February 16, 1979

Lance Sergeant George Horne was a prisoner of war after operations at Dieppe on 19 August 1942. He was initially reported as being killed in action this later being corrected to his being alive and in captivity. Post war member of the Commando Association from Buckhurst Hill, Essex.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/49, WO417/52, WO417/53, WO417/92.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
German Record Cards of British PoW's / National Archives file WO416/183/407.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 68 issued March 1979.
Governement Probate Death Index 1979 Essex.
 

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