Reginald Heber Thornton (b)

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Lieutenant-Commander (retired) Reginald Heber Thornton, (26 January, 1900 – ) served in the Royal Navy. Another man of the same name born in 1845 also served in the navy, achieving the rank of Captain.

Life & Career

Thornton was a special entry to the Royal Navy.

Thornton was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 June, 1923.

He resigned on 4 September 1926.

World War II

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Arthur D. Fanshawe
Captain of H.M.S. Ganges
6 Jan, 1883[1]
Succeeded by
Randolph F. O. Foote


  1. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 253.