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Robert Lewis Horning

In memory of:

Sergeant Robert Lewis Horning

January 14, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/71714

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Robert Lewis Horning and Lottie W. Horning, of Dundas, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 82 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CEMETERY
Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4118.

Location:

Startford-Upon-Avon Cemetery contains 22 First World War burials, made mainly from the hospital at Clopton House. During the Second World War, there was a contingent of the Royal Canadian Air Force based at nearby Wellesboune Mountford and of the 137 Second World War burials (most of them forming a war graves plot), 97 are of Canadian airmen. The cemetery also contains 15 war graves of other nationalities.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Robert Lewis Horning is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Robert Lewis Horning is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Honour– St. Paul's United Church, Dundas, Ontario.  Their Second World War Roll of Honour was distributed at a Remembrance Sunday memorial event in November 1946.
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury

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