We remember Leslie Irvine Lumsden Thornton

We remember Leslie Irvine Lumsden Thornton

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Singapore Straits Settlements Singapore Source:7944030 27th March 1889
1914
employment Lawyer Adams and Allan Advocates and Solicitors Penang Straits Settlements Malaysia Source:7944030 1914 - 1914
1914
service Indian Army Lieutenant Indian Army Reserve of Officers 16th Cavalry at Lucknow Source:9512668 25th December 1914 - 9th September 1915
1914
commission Temporary Source:7944030 December 1914
1914
enlistment Colombo Sri Lanka Source:7944030 December 1914
1915
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:7944030 3rd February 1915 - July 1915
1915
theatres Persia :6c Source:7944030 July 1915 - 9th September 1915
education MA Edinburgh University United Kingdom Source:7944030
education Haileybury College Hertford Heath United Kingdom Source:7944030
service Indian Army Second Lieutenant Indian Army Reserve of Officers, attached 16th Cavalry Source:9512668
1915
death Killed in Action "The bravery and endurance of the troops in the most trying heat was most commendable. ... both British officers and half of the Indian officers lost their lives, was a most gallant affair." Reshire Iran, Islamic Republic of Source:7479835 Source:7944030 9th September 1915
burial Tehran War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Source:7479835

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Leslie Irvine Lumsden
Initials LIL
Last Name Thornton
Source 4436381
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Indian Army Indian Army Reserve of Officers 16th Cavalry at Lucknow Lieutenant
Indian Army Indian Army Reserve of Officers, attached 16th Cavalry Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Katherine Mary Matilda Nee Lumsden Thornton mother
Swinford Leslie Thornton father

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Rosemary251
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Guy74824
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824

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Thornton, L. I. L. Rosemary251
Leslie Irvine Lumsden Thornton Rosemary251
Name on Singapore Cenotaph Rosemary251
The Straits Settlements War Memorial Singapore Rosemary251

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