The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Thornton, Sir James Howard

Thornton, Sir James Howard, K.C.B., (1904); M.A., M.B., b. 1834; s. of late Major John Thornton; educ: at King’s College, London, and University of London; B.A., 1854; M.B., 1855; M.A.R.S., 1855; entered the Indian Medical Service, 1856; retired as Surgeon-General, 1891; served in the Indian Mutiny, 1857-59; China War, 1860; Kashia and Jyntia Hills, 1862-63; wounded in Bootan War, 1865-66; Egyptian Expedition, 1882; Suakin Expedition as P.M.O., 18S5; Hazara Expedition, 1888; elected Fellow of King’s College, London; J.P. for Sussex; m. Mary, d. of late Joseph Astor of Jersey, 1861, Publications: Memories of 7 Campaigns. Address: 11, Wilbury Avenue, Hove, Sussex.