Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria

Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (7 & 8 July 2010) Catalogue Cover

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Colonel Dudley Edwin Thornton, CBE, ERD

Colonel Dudley Edwin Thornton, CBE, ERD

Dudley Thornton died on 22 April 2009, just a week before his 90th birthday. Born in Surrey on 1 May 1919, he was brought up and educated in Bristol before embarking on a military career. He joined the Supplementary Reserve and was commissioned into the Welch Regiment as a Second Lieutenant just bef...