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Rev. Mark Lyon Thornewill

Male 1925 - 2020  (95 years)


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  • Name Mark Lyon Thornewill 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 12 Feb 1925  Royal Naval College, Dartmouth Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Oct 2020  Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1670  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2021 

    Family Margaret Hilaria Gibbs 
    Children 
     1. Dr. John-Mark Judah Thornewill, PhD
     2. Luke Thomas Thornewill
     3. Joanna Lilian Thornewill
     4. Christopher Kenelm Shane Thornewill
     5. Dr. Jeremy Lyon Thornewill
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lt. Royal Navy (retired). Son of John Miles Hammond Thornewill of Haynes Farm, Copthorne, Sussex. Educated at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

      House Cadet Captain R.N. College, Dartmouth; Captain of Tennis; Captain of Fencing. Midshipman H.M.S. Mauritius Indian Ocean troop convoys 1942. Sub-Lieutenant H.M.S. Leeds E.
      Coast convoys 1943. H.M.S. Marne Russian convoys 1944; Aegean Islands operations; W. Italian operations 1945. Lieutenant in H.M.S. Newfoundland in Shanghai and Nankin with C. in C.'s flag, i/c Seamen Boys and i/c Nationalist
      Chinese officer training 1946. H.M.S. St. James, Home Fleet, Communications Officer 1947. Flag Lieutenant to the Admiral, British Joint Services Mission, Washington D.C. 1948-50. First Lieutenant H.M.S. Grenville 1951; Assistant Staff
      Officer Operations, Flat Officer F.E. (Korea) 1952. Retired List 1953.

      1953 Ordained Deacon and Priest Bradford Cathedral, Yorkshire; 1960-62 Assistant Curate, Otley, Yorks. 1962 Rector of Lifton & Kelly with Bradstone, Devonshire. 1966 Moved with family to Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. for Chaplain Residency at Medical College of Virginia. 1969 Director of Pastoral Care at Norton-Children's Hospitals, Louisville, Kentucky; Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Ky.; Member of American Association for Pastoral Counsellors. Transcendental Meditation since 1973 (and T.M. Sidhis).

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Feb 1925 - Royal Naval College, Dartmouth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Oct 2020 - Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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