Harold Victor Thornton | Service Record

First Name(s)Harold Victor
Place of BirthLeytonstone, London
Club(s)Queens Park Rangers
ServiceRoyal Air Force
Other Service(s)British Army
Service Number-
Previous Service Number(s)-
Regiment or CorpsRoyal Air Force
Unit(s)No. 28 Squadron
No. 34 Squadron
Previous Regiment(s) or CorpsEssex Regiment
Army Cyclist Corps
Unit(s)3/8th (Cyclist) Battalion
XIX Corps Cyclist Battalion
Type of Casualty (If applicable)Killed in Action
Theatre of War (If applicable)Western European Theatre
Date of Death (If applicable)10/05/1918
Place of Death (If applicable)Italy
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)Tezze British Cemetery
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)Plot 5. Row B. Grave 17.
Grave PhotographView
Awards and Decorations-
Supplementary NotesLCC Record of War Service records "...Lieut. H. V. Thornton (R.A.F., Educ.) [was killed] on 10th May, 1918, while flying over the Austrian lines in Italy,...)
Son of George and Florence Susan Thornton, of "Kenilworth", 63, King`s Road, Leytonstone, London, husband of Lilian Maud Margaret Thornton, of 126, Capel Road, Forest Gate, London.