Private Horace Charles Day

Rank or Title

Date of Death

21 Jan 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Boot shop assistant

Service Number


Place of Birth

Slip End
United Kingdom

World War I Address

Near Luton
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Bedfordshire Advertiser , 4th February 1916
Pte Horace Charles Day


Pte Horace Charles Day, 15086, 7th Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in France on January 21st, 1916. He was aged about 21.

Born in Slip End, he was listed in the 1911 Census as a boot shop assistant living with his twice-widowed mother Sophia at Pepperstock. His parents were married in October 1892, but his father Charles died around 1899.

Little was written in the Press about Horace at the time of his death, but he is commemorated on both the Flamstead and Luton war memorials.

Individual Location

Pte Horace Charles Day

Author: Deejaya

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