THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

THORNER, ERNEST REGINALD

Short Service.

Attestation Of
No. 9143 – Ernest Reginald Thorner – The Queen’s.
 
Ernest Reginald Thorner.
Chiddingford,
Godalming,
Surrey.
Age 19 years – 1 month.
Occupation – Game Keeper.
 
Next of kin Joseph Thorner, father, Chiddingford, & sister Florence.
 
Enlisted October 07, Guildford.
 
Wounded – gun shot wound left arm – 29/10/14.
 
D. Posted – Pte. 10/1/08.
Appointed unpaid Lance/Cpl - 5/8/09.
Promoted Cpl. 17/1/1913.
Appointed paid L/Sgt. 23/9/1914.
Missing L/Sgt. 25/9/15.
 
Home 10/10/07 to 31/12/07
Gibraltar from 1/1/10 to 2/1/12.
Bermuda from 3/1/12 to 20/1/14.
Africa from 21/1/14 to 19/9/14.
Home from 20/9/14 to 3/10/14.
B.E. Force from 4/10/14 to 17/11/15
Home from 18/11/14 to 22/2/15
B.E. Force from 23/2/15 to 25/9/15.
 
Wounded and missing 25/9/15.
 
Father of Soldier, Joseph Thorner, New Mogul Inn, Chapel Place, Dover.
Mother – none.
 
Sister - Millicent F. Booker, age 37, address as above.

 


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