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Thomas John Oliver Thornton (15/10/1891 - 10/01/1948)
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Fullname: Thomas John Oliver Thornton
Born:15/10/1891 at Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Died:10/01/1948 Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Father: Thomas John Oliver Thornton (10/03/1864 - 03/04/1921)
Mother: Mary Ann Ballard (16/02/1862 - 01/05/1940)

Siblings: Louise Thornton
Kate Louise Thornton
Edith Ellen Thornton (17/12/1885 - 04/11/1963)
Florence Thornton (12/08/1893 - 04/1969)
Harry Thornton (25/01/1897 - 18/08/1918)
Kate Emily Thornton (06/1899 - 25/08/1900)
Sarah Ann Thornton (17/08/1900 - 21/08/1988)

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Staffordshire Evening Sentinel Tuesday 13 January 1948 : " On January 10 at the City General Hospital, Thomas, Beloved Husband of Margaret Thornton, of 192 Waterloo Road, Burslem. Funeral private. "

The two previous pictures were taken at a Government Sheetmetalwork training school where he taught in about 1943, I believe in Watford. #6DEJT Living 1 Lorne St Burslem, occ Tinsmith(Journeyman), when married. From MoD CS(RM)2b 02 Feb 1999

13903 Lance Corporal Thomas John Oliver Thornton North Staffordshire Regiment

Enlisted at Lichfield into theNorth Staffordshire Regiment Regular Army 15.09.14 Posted to Depot 01.10.14 Posted to 3rd Battalion 06.10.14 Posted to 10th Battalion 31.10 14 Appointed Unpaid Lance Corporal 02.12.14 Appointed Paid Lance Corporal 29,01.15 Discharged 14.04.15 Cause of discharge: No longer physically fit for War Service

Service with the Colours 15.09.14 - 14.04.15 (Note: Conscription began in 1916) Overseas Service: None recorded Medals issued etc: None recorded. (Silver War Badge No 496153 recorded on Medal Roll 16 Jul 1920)

Date of Birth recorded as 15.10.1891 Birthplace: Burslem, Stafford

Trade on enlistment: Tinsmith Father's name: Thomas Thornton Mother's name: Mary Thornton

Physical description on enlistment: Height - 5ft 7" Weight - 131 lbs Chest - 35 ins Complexion - Pale Eyes - Blue Hair - Brown Religion - Church of England 

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