Thrustle, Horace

BORN HULL 17/09/1894. SCULCOATES. ONLY SON OF FREDERICK THRUSTLE (1862-1949)  & HARRIET ANN CROSS (1861-1947). ONE SISTER DORA. WORKED AS A GROCER’S ASSISTANT AT THE HULL CO-OPERATIVE. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 5TH EAST YORKSHIRE (CYCLIST REGIMENT. ACCIDENTLLY SHOT DURING MACHINE GUN INSTRUCTION. HE DIED AT HOSPITAL, SIX DAYS LATER, ON 31/05/1916, AGED 21. THE CORONER RULED IT WAS ACCIDENTAL DEATH. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS FATHER FREDERICK. HE IS REMEMBERED ON THE FAMILY GRAVE AT HULL WESTERN CEMETERY.

NO CWGC RECORD.


First name:
HORACE
Military Number:
783
Rank:
Cyclist
Date Died
31/05/1916
Place died:
Hull Western Cemetery, East Yorkshire, UK
Age:
22
6 RIPON GROVE, BRUNSWICK AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
Place Buried