Regiment: 1st Royal Natal Carbineers.
Died: 27 July 1942 aged 26 in Egypt. Killed in action.
Battle: Western Desert Campaign: June 1940 – February 1943. Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery IV. H. 25.
Son of Mr. Justice A. A. R. Hathorn and V. G. Hathorn, of Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa, and 9 Northumberland Avenue WC2.
Hist V. House Prefect. Athletic Colours.
Sidney Sussex, Cambridge, whence he returned to his home in Pietermaritzburg.
The 1st Royal Natal Carbineers, S.A. Forces