Nicholas Thorn

Name

Nicholas Thorn

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

26/10/1918
42

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
202853
Essex Regiment
2nd Bn

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

RAMILLIES BRITISH CEMETERY
E. 15.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Bayford & Brickendon Memorial, Bayford, Hertford Town Memorial, Hertford Baptist Church, All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford, St Andrew’s Church Roll of Honour, Hertford, St Andrew’s Church Memorial, Hertford, Not listed on the Hertfordshire Regimental Memorial, All Saints Church, Hertford, Not on the Hertingfordbury memorials

Pre War

Born in 1877 in Well Row, Bayford, Hertfordshire and baptised on 30 Mar 1879 in Bayford son of William Wade and Jane Thorn (nee Broomfield) and was living in Bayford in 1881.


He was in an orphan school in St. Pancras, London in 1891 and living back with his widowed mother in 67 Somerset Terrace, Hertford in 1901 and working as a postman.


He married Emily Church in 1907 in Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire and they lived at "Burn Brae," 50 Hertingfordbury Road, Hertford in 1911. He was a postman and had two daughters.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford formerly 271018 Hertfordshire Regiment and died of wounds.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Jonty Wild