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Colour Serjeant PHILIP THORNTON

Service Number: 9484
Regiment & Unit/Ship

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

1st Bn.

Date of Death

Died 13 October 1914

Age 33 years old

Buried or commemorated at

METEREN MILITARY CEMETERY

IV. C. 613. (Buried near this spot.).

France

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Awards Distinguished Conduct Medal, Mentioned in Despatches
  • Additional Info Medaille Militaire (France). Son of the late Charles Thornton (Q.Mr., R.N.) and Emma Mary Thornton; husband of Hilda Thornton, of 36, Greenhill, Evesham, Worcs. Served in the South African Campaign and on the North West Frontier of India (1908).
  • Personal Inscription THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT
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