HORNBROOK, Percy Lancelot Dudley
(Service number 36444)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank Lance Corporal


Date 26 December 1893 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 11 Market Street, Watlington, Timaru
Occupation Linotype operator
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs M. HORNBROOK (wife), care of Mr W. H. Husband, Claremont, via Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 13 November 1968 Age 74 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 43, Plot 781
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Percy Lancelot Dudley Hornbrook, the son of Edward Alexander and Elizabeth Emily (née Hutt) Hornbrook, was born on 26 December 1894 at Timaru. He attended Seadown School. Percy married Maggie Husband on 1 March 1916 at St Mary's, Timaru. their daughter, Eileen Madge, was born before Percy went overseas.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [28 June 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [29 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [29 June 2017]

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