George John William Horner

1893 Nov 7, Born Slingsby, Yorkshire. He was illegitimate and was born George John William Martin. His parents married about 6 months later.

1901 census at The Launs, Slingsby

1911 census at Slingsby, South Holme and Fryton, Yorkshire, North Riding

1916 Aug. Landed in France

1917 May 30 . W Yorks Regt. Cadet George John William Homer to be temp. 2nd Lt. (attd.). (Substituted for Gaz. notification 28 June 1917, page 6390, incorrectly describing surname as Honer)

1920 Jan/Mar Married York to Margaret T Long

1921 Jan 26 Joined ADRIC with service no 1597. Posted to O Coy A/CQM. The roll shows no rank being awarded for this position. But he must have been a Section Leader in as much as he reverted to T/Cadet in 7 May 1921

1921 May 7. Ceased to be employed as A/CQM. Reverts to T/Cadet

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1937 Mar 20. Regular Army Reserve of Officers. W. York R.—Lt. G. J. W. Horner resigns his commn.

1939 Register Living at 4 Norwood Avenue , Castle Ward R.D., Northumberland with wife Margaret He is a commercial traveller

1940 May 27. Officers appointed to Emergency Commissions in the National Defence Companies shall be regarded as having been appointed to the Regimental List of the Regiment to which they were posted on first appointment. ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY. The undermentioned to be Lts.: — Lt. George John William HORNER. (119227).

1963 Oct/Dec Died York aged 69