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Name: Anthony Joseph Hill Thornton
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 22
Victories: 5
Born: 24 November 1898
Place of Birth: Regents Park, London
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Anthony Joseph Hill Thornton was promoted to Temporary 2nd Lieutenant (on probation) on 1 October 1917. Posted to 22 Squadron, he scored five victories as an observer.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 02 Apr 1918 1615 22 Bristol F.2b (B1162) 1 Fokker DR.I (DES) W of Vauvillers
2 02 Apr 1918 1615 22 Bristol F.2b (B1162) 1 Fokker DR.I (DES) W of Vauvillers
3 07 May 1918 1845 22 Bristol F.2b (B1253) 1 D (DESF) E of Arras
4 07 May 1918 1845 22 Bristol F.2b (B1253) 1 D (DES) E of Arras
5 07 May 1918 1846 22 Bristol F.2b (B1253) 1 D (DES) E of Arras

1 Pilot John Everard Gurdon
 
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