THORNTON, John J

Service:
Army
Rank:
Unknown
Unit:
6th Yorkshire Regiment
Place Enlisted:
Unknown
Service Number:
Unknown
Home Address:
Unknown
Family Details:

John was the son of Peter & Mary Thornton of Staindrop. In 1901 John was six & living with his family at Staindrop but had been born at Stockton. His father worked as a quarryman. In 1911 John doesn’t show on the census but his parents & four sisters lived in the village where his father was a fishmonger.

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Stockton
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Suvla Bay
Cause of Death:
Missing in Action
Place of Burial:
Unknown
Obituary:
Unknown
Notes:

He joined the 6th Yorkshire Regiment & served at the Dardanelles. John was reported missing after the landing in Suvla Bay on 21st August, 1915 aged 20.

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