Name:Arthur John HortonRank: Sergeant (Wireless Air Gunner)Service No: R/124761 Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force #31 Operational Training Unit, Debert, NS Date of Birth:February 20, 1920Place of Birth:Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaDate of Enlistment:May 20, 1941Place of Enlistment:Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaAddress at Enlistment:Yarmouth, Nova ScotiaAge at Enlistment:21Height: 5 feet, 5 inchesWeight: 137 lbsComplexion: DarkEyes: HazelHair Colour: Dark BrownTrade:ClerkMarital Status:SingleReligion:UnitedNext of Kin:Lindsay Dennis Horton (Brother) Carleton St., Yarmouth, NSDate of Death: October 30, 1943 Age at Death: 23 Memorial: Ottawa Memorial (Ontario, Canada)Memorial Reference: Panel 2. Column 5. The 60th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War MemorialCommemorated on page 172 of the Second World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 9Arthur John Horton was the son of Albert Dennis and Nellie Marion (Pugh) Horton of Yarmouth, NS. Both parents were deceased at the time of his enlistment. He completed his high school in Yarmouth and worked as a clerk for one year prior to his service.He began his basic training at No. 60 Canadian Infantry Basic Training Centre, at Yarmouth on May 20, 1941 and began advanced training at Aldershot, Nova Scotia on July 26, 1941. On September 3, 1941 he was discharged for enlistment with the Royal Canadian Air Force.On October 30, 1943 the Hudson aircraft # FK443 failed to return from an anti-sub patrol over the Atlantic Ocean. Sgt H.S. Fraser, A.W. Young and E. Pattison (RAF) were also killed. Sergeant (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) Horton has no known grave.