James Thornton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1642
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 25.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 78 to 83

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Barry by Carnoustie
  • Address: 31 Dallfield Walk, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Sarah Thornton, 31 Dallfield Walk, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Thornton

James has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

James Thornton   1642   Black Watch

THORNTON—Missing since 25th September, 1915, now officially reported killed on that date, 1642 Private James Thornton, Black Watch, second youngest son of Mrs Thornton, 31 Dallfield Walk, Dundee.

Dundee Peoples Journal 7th October 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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