Thornton, James –

Son of Mrs. Thornton, of 28, Cardwell Street, Blackburn Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1914.

Personal details

  • Surname: Thornton
  • Forename: James
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: 88186
  • Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: M.M.


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 19/04/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6e*

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