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Name: THORNTON, Charles Arnold (Lieut.-Col.)

Birth Date: 18.9.1896 Leicester

Death Date: 8.6.1962 Njoro

First Date: 1930

Profession: Farmer

Area: Molo, Njoro

Married: Dorothy Agnes Gibson b. 1897 Stockport, d.17 Sep 1970 Lambeth, London, nurse

Children: Anthony Oliver (1945)

Book Reference: Sitrep 2, Red 31, Hut, Barnes

General Information:

Barnes - Nakuru North Cemetery - Charles Arnold Thornton, Lieut.-Col. Royal Garhwal Rifles, born 1896, died 8/6/1962 - in devoted memory
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Rift Valley Voters List - farm manager, Njoro
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 257)
Gazette 11 Sep 1962 probate - says he was 'of Egerton Agricultural College'
Gazette 14 Aug 1982 probate
Gazette 15 Jan 1971 wife's probate
No date of birth in KR records

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