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ID number 2DRL/0842
Title Thornton, Vincent Harry (Private, b.1893 - d.1927)
Record type Collection
Item count 1
Collection Private Record
Object types
  • Documents
  • Letters
Date made 1916
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Note Open

Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 569 Lieutenant Vincent Harry Thornton, 13 Light Horse Regiment. Collection consists of part of letter written in April 1916 describing the evacuation of Gallipoli. Thornton was later promoted to Lieutenant and transferred to No 4 Squadron Australian Flying Corp. He survived the war.

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  • Thornton, Vincent Harry (Private, b.1893 - d.1927)
  • Typed extract from letter of Vincent H Thornton, 1916 RCDIG0000255 - (1)

    Typed extract from a letter written by 569 Private (later Lieutenant) Vincent Harry Thornton, 13th Light Horse Regiment. The letter is dated 18 April 1916, and describes the evacuation from Gallipoli.