We remember Robert Thornton

We remember Robert Thornton

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth Accrington United Kingdom Source:4436560 7th March 1889
1901
employment Cotton Weaver Rishton United Kingdom Source:4436560 1901 - 1911
1915
employment Fish fryer Self employed Rishton United Kingdom Source:4436560 1915 - 1916
1915
enlistment Rishton United Kingdom Source:4436560 9th December 1915
1916
service British Army Corporal 23175 East Lancashire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:4436560 10th May 1916 - 18th December 1916
1916
service British Army Corporal 23175 East Lancashire 8th Battalion Source:4436560 20th December 1916 - 10th July 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4436560 20th December 1916 - 19th April 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gunshot wound right arm Hospital/Institution Source:4436560 11th April 1917 - 10th July 1918
1918
discharge Source:4436560 10th July 1918
employment Paper Mill Worker Peebles Rishton United Kingdom Source:4436560
service British Army Corporal 23175 East Lancashire Regiment Source:4436560
1974
death Not War Related Saltburn-By-The-Sea United Kingdom Source:4436560 22nd January 1974

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert
Initials R
Last Name Thornton
Source 4436560
First Names Robert
Initials R
Last Name Thornton
Source 4436560
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 23175 East Lancashire Regiment Corporal
British Army 23175 East Lancashire 8th Battalion Corporal
British Army 23175 East Lancashire Regiment 3rd Battalion Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Thornton father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-12-09 5'6"

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Lance Corporal Robert Thornton 8th East Lancs Andrew153280
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