We remember Alfred Garnett Horsfall

We remember Alfred Garnett Horsfall

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Timeline

Timeline

1876
birth Colmbat, Madras, India Source:6649535 15th July 1876
1895
enlistment Sandhurst Military College United Kingdom Source:6649535 1895
1896
commission Regular Source:9401592 5th September 1896
1896
service British Army The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Source:9401592 5th September 1896
1896
appointments Lieutenant, Duke of Wellington's Rgt Source:6649535 1896
1901
events South African War Military Discipline South Africa Queens Medal awarded Source:6649535 1901 - 1902
1902
appointments Captain, Duke of Wellington's Regiment Source:6649535 February 1902
1910
marriage Phyllis Radcliffe Source:6649535 10th November 1910
1911
children Phyllis Margaret Horsfall Source:6649535 23rd September 1911
1914
appointments Major Source:6649535 13th December 1914
1915
children Ruth Mary Horsfall Source:6649535 25th July 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:1964400 October 1916 - 9th October 1917
1916
appointments Acting Lieutenant Colonel Source:6649535 21st December 1916
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:6649535 17th July 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:1964400 9th October 1917
1918
children Ann Gabrielle Moss Horsfall Source:6649535 17th February 1918
education Charterhouise School Godalming, Surrey United Kingdom Source:6649535
service British Army West Riding Regiment Source:1964400
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel West Riding Regiment 2nd Batallion Source:6649549
1917
death Killed in Action Lt Col Horsfall was leading his battalion into battle towards Poecappelle and stopped to speak to the battalion runner, Pte L. Burke, and he was shot in the stomach and died . Poecappelle Belgium Source:6649535 9th October 1917
burial Bard Farm cemetery, Yser Canal Source:6649535

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alfred Garnett
Initials AG
Last Name Horsfall,
Source 9121509
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army West Riding Regiment
British Army West Riding Regiment 2nd Batallion Lieutenant Colonel
British Army The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phyllis Margaret Horsfall daughter 23rd September 1911
Ruth Mary Horsfall daughter 25th July 1915
Ann Gabrielle Moss Horsfall daughter 17th February 1918
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Howson mother
Jeremiah Garnett Horsfall father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phyllis Radcliffe wife 10th November 1910

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription David1424

External Evidence

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De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918 Rob23648
History of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment (1st and 2nd Bat.) Bruce C Rob23648
London Gazette, 4 September 1896 Damien72222

Multimedia

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Alfred G. Horsfall's grave Bard Cottage Cemetery Rob23648
Alfred Garnett Horsfall Rob23648
Letter to my grt grandmother , Mrs Phylis Horsfall SARAH39741
Lt. Col. A. G. Horsfall DSO M2740

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