Memorial Details

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Photo: Tony Harding

Memorial

Plaque Thornton 1918 St. Anne

Reference

A14.01

Place

ANCROFT

Map ref

NU 002452

Original Location

Church of St. Anne, on south pillar between chancel and nave.

Which war

1914-18

Memorial Description

Plaque, 25.5cm high x 20.5cm wide, with simple engraved border. The wording is in Roman capitals.

Materials used

Brass

Inscription

To the glory of God
In memory of
Victor Hubert Thornton,
Captain 9th Northumberland
Fusiliers.
Youngest son of
Edward and Lila Thornton
who was killed in action
in France Oct. 24th 1918
aged 31 years.

Names

See above

Who commissioned

Parents

Notes

Captain Thornton is remembered at Brunswick Village B118.01 and at Dinnington Village D10.04

Newspaper cuttings, photos or archival material

Photos: P. Thirkell; Janet Brown; Tony Harding

Diocese of Newcastle Faculty Book 1, No. 632, 29/11/19, NRO 1875

External web link

Research acknowledgements

Janet Brown; Sally Bird; P. Thirkell; T. Harding

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