Sprotborough Tce (Salford St to Lamartine St)
THE GREAT WAR
Date of death
09 Feb 1918
Age at death
9th Bn Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Member of 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club).
Horace Hurt was born in 1899 and was the son of the late George a drayman and Harriett Hurt née Brown of 15, Sprotborough Terrace, Salford St., Nottingham.
In the 1911 census the family are living at 15 Sprotsborough Terrace, Nottingham
Private Horace Hurt, enlisted at Nottingham and he initially served with service number 4671 in the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment before transferring to the 9th Battalion Machine Gun Corps, he was killed in action on 9th February 1918. He is buried in Bedford House Cemetery. (enclosure no 4, II.B.32).
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 22 February 1918: HURT, killed in action February 9th, Private Horace Hurt, Machine Gun Corps, age 19, sister Eliza Ann, brother Jim (in India), Horace Hurt of 15 Sprotborough Terrace, mother sisters, brothers, (sister Georgina and brother George).
Bedford House, Belgium.
4 II. B. 32
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Nottinghamshire Great War Roll of Honour