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PFC Norman B Thorne

PFC Norman B Thorne

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 22 May 1944 (aged 23–24)
Italy
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot B Row 9 Grave 34
Memorial ID 56315146 · View Source
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THE PORTSMOUTH HERALD, PORTSMOUTH, N.H., WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 9, 1944, FRONT PAGE

PURPLE HEART SENT TO LOCAL KIN
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thorne of New Castle avenue received the purple heart this week for their son, Pfc. Norman D. Thorne, USA, 23, who was killed in action in Italy May 22.

Private Thorne entered the service in July, 1942, and received his basic training at Camp Gruber, Okla. He had been overseas since last December.
Submitted by Eric Ackerman

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Hampshire.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56315146
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Norman B Thorne (1920–22 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56315146, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .