Rank & Name: 2nd Lt. P. Thornton

Date of Death: 28/04/1918


- According to the wonderful Chris Hobson's Airman Died 2/lt Robinson died in RE.8 B6520. Killed whilst flying. 2/Lt P Thornton was also killed.

- I can add a little more info: they were killed at take-off. They were heading out on patrol when the pilot began to make a turn at about 300 feet but got into a spinning nose dive and crashed.



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: Rest In Peace :