Thornton Harry Tyler Pte 2759302

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Personnel Entry

Pte H T Thornton's CWGC headstone.
Pte H T Thornton's CWGC headstone.

Name Thornton Harry Tyler
Army number 2759302
Rank Pte
Date of birth Research suggests Pte Thornton was born in Chester-le-Street, Quarter 2 1920, father George T. and mother Edith H. (nee Horne).
Age 20
Unit Enlisted in the Black Watch, no dates available as yet. Posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40 Category "A", Authority L Casualties (previously reported missing).
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address No more family information as yet. Buried Plot 8. Row G. Grave 7. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS