Horace Vincent Blight (MC)

Name

Horace Vincent Blight (MC)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

15/06/1918
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lieutenant
Army Service Corps
Attached 4th Bn. Royal Fusiliers

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Cross

Cemetery/Memorial

SANDPITS BRITISH CEMETERY, FOUQUEREUIL
II. G. 1.
France

UK Memorials

Baptist Church Memorial, Bushey
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Horace Vincent Blight, born in 1887, was the son of Francis and Lizzie Blight from Islington.

Husband of Mabel G. Blight, 31, Oxhey Rd., Watford, Herts.

Wartime Service

Horace enlisted with the Army Service Corps and gained a commission as a Lieutenant. He was award the Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of Francis James and lizzie Ann Blight; husband of Mabel G. Blight, 31, Oxhey Rd., Watford, Herts. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project –

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild