King's College London
War Memorials

Throne, Sigmund Alexander Oscar

Sigmund Alexander Oscar Thorne: Second Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment * King’s College * son of Rev. P. L. Thorne of West Kilburn * died at Brighton on 22nd December 1916 as the result of a motor-cycle accident while on sick leave from France * buried at Brighton. O.T.C.


First name(s)Sigmund Alexander Oscar
Date of birth5 February 1897
Place of birthBristol Registration District
Family details

son of Rev. Paul Leon Thorne of West Kilburn

Previous educationWhitechapel Foundation School; Christ's Hospital; West Horsham
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1914
Dept / courseEvening Class - London Matriculation
Military unitPrince of Wale's Own West Yorkshire Regiment
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsFrance & Flanders June - July 1916 (wounded and invalided)
Date of death22/12/1916
Age at death19
Rank at deathLieutenant
Place of deathBrighton
Cause of deathMotor cycle accident
Commemoration(s)Added to King's College War Memorial in 2012; Brighton City Cemetery (Bear Road)

Birth registered as Sigmund Alexander O. Dornbusch.


King’s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; University of London O.T.C. 1914-1919

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