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World War One - Casualty List



Albert Frank Thornby


aka Frank Thornby



1894 Hastingleigh

Service No.





7th Battalion East Kent Regiment

Military Notes:

Family Notes:


Son of Henry George Thornby and

Phoebe Ann Hetty Thornby (nee Dodd),

who married in Wye and were resident in Hinxhill during the War years.

Brother of William, George, Emma, John, Alice & Annie Thornby.

(George Thornby is the next casualty linked from this page)

1901 address: Rock Cottage, Hinxhill, Kent

1911 address: Pested Farm, Challock

Civilian Occupation:

1911: Horseman on farm 




1 April 1917 aged 23 as a POW (prisoner of war.)


1.     Cologne Southern Cemetery Grave reference X.F.10

NOT commemorated in Elmsted or Hastingleigh.

He is named, with his brother George, on the plaque in Godmersham Church for WW1 casualties.



  Army Medal Index Card for Albert Thornby.


  WW1 memorial plaque inside St. Lawrence the Martyr Church - Godmersham, Kent