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Photograph - Thorne Church, World War I, 1916-1919 Image Reg. No: MM 111435

Summary:
Photograph of St Nicholas Church (Church of St Nicholas), Thorne, Doncaster, England. The church has elements dating to the 12th to 16th centuries, and is made of rubble and ashlar limestone, with lead roofs. It is a British-listed building.

One of a collection of 60 small photographs taken by Tom Robinson Lydster during World War I. Lydster was assigned to the 14 Infantry Battalion - 5 to 12 Reinforcements, service number 3060. He served in the 4th Machine Gun Company. He was awarded the Military Medal and the Bar to Military Medal.
Description Of Content:
Side view of stone church, with tower on left of image.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs M. Conning, 1986
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: world war i 1914-1918, military memorabilia, photography, churches
Themes this item is part of: Tom Robinson Lydster, Soldier (1891-1984), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: recreation & tourism
Original Caption: Thorne Church
Format: Photograph
Place & Date Depicted: Thorne, Doncaster, England, Great Britain, 1916-1919
Photographer: Tom Lydster, 1916-1919
Past Owner: Flight Lieutenant Graham Conning - Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)
References: British Listed Buildings web site http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-334690-church-of-st-nicholas-thorne-, accessed 1/5/2013.

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