Roll of Honour

Private Oliver Horwood

Linked to: Newton Purcell
Newton Purcell

Service Number: 8592

Regiment: Scots Guards (1st)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 29th October 1914

Age at Death: 20

Burial/Memorial Location: Menin Gate Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Son of Edward & Harriet Horwood, of 21 Newton Purcell.

"Official news has been received in Newton Purcell of the death of Corporal Jack Horwood, D.C.M., O. and B.L.I., in a Turkish prisoners of war camp at Airan (Asia Minor). Corporal Horwood was taken prisoner at Kut. His brother, Private Oliver Horwood, Scots Guards, was killed in October, 1914. Mrs Horwood the mother, has two more sons in H.M.Forces and one son has been discharged on account of wounds." Bicester Advertiser 28/12/1917