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Place Names Register Extract

Thorne Street

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Name Thorne
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24646
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 30 September 2014
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named in commemoration of Private Carlestone Thorne, who enlisted in Darwin in 1915 at the age of 30. Private Thorne was gassed in 1917 and transferred to the 12th Machine Gun Company in 1918. He died at Lihons, France in August 1918 and was buried in the Fouquescourt British Cemetery, France.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
30/09/2014 Date added to the Register
15/10/2014 NTG G41 Date Gazetted
08/07/2015 NTG G27 Extension - Date Gazetted
18/07/2017 Alteration of road name alignment (Certified Plan S2017/032)
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