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Name: John Thomas THORNLEY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J T Service No.: 27774
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Thornley, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 28
Unit: 101st Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Former Unit(s): 1688 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Place Enlisted: Cramlington, Northumberland,
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham
Home Address: Landsale Cottages, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 4th August 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France Pier and Face 5C and 12C
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: No
Family Details:
Son of Richard and Margaret Thornley. Husband of Isabella Gibson (formerly Thornley) of Landsale Cottages, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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