Thomas Guy Hore

First Name: 
Thomas
Middle Name: 
Guy
Last Name: 
Hore
Mother's Name: 
Alice Hore
Father's Name: 
Alfred Hore
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, March 17, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Sergeant
Unit: 
20th Battalion
Company: 
B
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Place of Death: 
Sydney, N.S.W.
Details: 

Thomas Guy Hore (Service No 571) was born in London, England. He was baptised on 13th August 1893.

Thomas came to Australia after 1911, and at enlistment he was 21 years old, single, worked as a labourer and lived in Thirroul, N.S.W. 

He embarked on HMAT A35 Berrima with the 20th Battalion, B Company, on 25th June 1915. Thomas was sent to Gallipoli from Egypt but on 23rd August 1915, he was evacuated to hospital on Mudros, with defective eyesight. He returned to duty on 25th October 1915.

Thomas arrived in France on 25th March 1916 and was wounded on 26th April 1916. He was treated for a shell wound to his arm. Thomas returned to duty on 12th July 1916, and saw service on the Somme. On 23rd November 1916, he was promoted to Corporal and then to Sergeant on 19th February 1917. Thomas was wounded a second time on 27th July 1918, and evacuated to hospital in England for treatment of shrapnel wounds to his right buttock.

On 10th September 1917 whilst in England, Thomas married Alice Vincent, in Surrey, England. He was discharged in London on 9th February 1920, because he had work and family commitments. Thoams and Alice returned to Australia in 1923 with their son.

Thomas died in Sydney, N.S.W., in 1966.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, HORE T G 571

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