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John Lawton Thornton

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Lawton Thornton

December 8, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/27200

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Elsie Thornton, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 220 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (PARK LAWN) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. K. Lot 414. Grave 1.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN LAWTON THORNTON– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.

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