Kenneth Roy Thornton England

Biography of Kenneth Roy Thornton

Kenneth Roy Thornton
Kenneth Roy Thornton

Captain Kenneth Roy Thornton of the RAMC was born in Whitley Bay and graduated from the University MA (1934) and MB ChB (1938). He was a house physician at Glasgow Western Infirmary and a House Surgeon at the city's Ear Nose and Throat Hospital before joining the RAMC.

Kenneth and his wife, Moira Helen (née Mackenzie), had a daughter called Rosemary Thornton (married name Bonine) and she was born in December 1941.

Thornton died on 18 February 1943 at Castlederg in Northern Ireland.


Kenneth Roy Thornton
Born 13 March 1913, Whitley Bay, England.
Died 20 February 1943.
GU Degrees: MA, 1934; Arts, MB ChB, 1938;
University Link: Graduate
Father's Details: Robert Thornton; Minister of religion
War Service: Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps
Record last updated: 18th Aug 2014

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