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Sgt John William Horner

Sgt John William Horner

Death 3 Mar 1945 (aged 29)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot A, 830
Memorial ID 3778343 · View Source
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Husband of Gladys H. Horner.

John served as a First Sergeant, Company F, 26th Marines, 5th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

John was "Killed In Action" on Iwo Jima during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Iwo Jima 5th Kazan Reto Cemetery and was later repatriated here on February 1, 1949.

Service # 244231

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett





  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3778343
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt John William Horner (22 Jan 1916–3 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3778343, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .