WW1 Project Arthur John THORNS <BACK
Warnham Address Friday St.
Date & Place of Birth 2nd Mar 1884 Warnham
Occupation Farm Labourer & Soldier
Enlisted 9th Dec 1902
Regiment(s) The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Rank Sergeant
Regimental No(s) L/7639 & G/37458
Service Record South Africa from 4th Mar 1903 to 7th Jun 1904
India from 20th Sep 1904 to 20th Feb 1910
France from 12th Aug 1914 to 2nd Dec 1915
Injured by gun shot to left leg 8th Oct 1914
Promoted to Corporal 22nd Dec 1914
Promoted to Sergeant 25th Sep 1915
Discharged 8th Dec 1915 at end of 13 years service
Awards Victory medal, British War Medal, 1914 Star
Source(s) Pension record, Medal card
Notes Born to single mother Eliza
Baptized in Warnham 31st May 1885
Mother married Albert Bennett in Warnham 12th Oct 1889, living Friday St. in 1891