East – Row 1 – 23 – Thorne


This headstone is in the shape of a cross. In memory of JOHN HENRY THORNE Royal Scots born 13th January 1876 served in Great War 1915-1918 and fell at Fleurdis in France on 9th April 1918. 

Military record

Private John Henry Thorne ,16th ( Service ) Battalion, Royal Scots. He was killed in action at Fleurbaix, France on 9th April 1918 aged 42.He was the son of Esau and Jane Thorne of Aylesbury and the husband of Marie Thorne, Pimlico.He is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium and has a commemorative gravestone erected in Lennel Churchyard.

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