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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Asa Milton Horner

In memory of:

Lieutenant Asa Milton Horner

September 16, 1916

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 105 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. D. 8.

Location:

Warloy-Baillon is a village about 21 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 10 kilometres west of Albert. The WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the east side of the village and the EXTENSION is on the eastern side of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of ASA MILTON HORNER– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Photo appeared in the Toronto Star.  Lt. Horner's surname was not spelled correctly.
  • Newspaper Clipping 2– Article appeared in the Toronto Star.  Lt. Horner's surname was not spelled correctly.
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of Asa Milton Horner– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Asa Horner– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping 3– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Asa Milton Horner– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Declaration Paper– CEF Attestation document, page 1 only.
Source: Library Archives Canada online.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Soldier's Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Funds were raised by the Alumni Federation (now called the University of Toronto Alumni Association.) The name of "Lt A. M. HORNER 4th CMR" is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.

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