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World War One - Roll of Honour


William Naylor Horrox


1880 Leeds, Yorkshire

Service No.



123rd Labour Company, Labour Corps
Queens Regiment

Military Notes:

Enlisted 25 Feb 1917 aged 37yrs 355 days, 5ft 7 tall, he was demobbed to the reserves.

Family Notes:

Son of Arthur Horrox and
Louisa Naylor.
(His parents were not yet married at the time of his birth so his birth certificate surname is Naylor.)
Brother of Helena Horrox, Gertrude Horrox, Mabel Horrox, Louisa Horrox, and Arthur Horrox
Father of 5 children Granville Horrox, Charles Horrox, Cuberson  Edward Horrox,  Stanley Horrox, and  Mabel Horrox.
1881 address: 26A Bedford Terrace, Leeds, Yorkshire
1891 address: 13 Meynell Street, Leeds
1901 address: 130 Studley Road, West Ham
1911 address: 38 Ingle Rd, Chatham, Kent

1918 Absent Voters List for East Ashford Registration District, has him registered as living in Sycamore Cottage, Hastingleigh

After WW1 the Horrox family emigrated to New Zealand.

Civilian Occupation:

Builder Foreman residing Sycamore Cottage.


6 Oct 1902 Charlotte Annie Wanstell in Chatham, Kent (she died 1960 in New Zealand)


1958 in Huntly, North Island, New Zealand

Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church



  Army Medal Card for William Horrox.