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Frank Thorn
Global ID85304
sexmale
birthdate 1883-07-26
death date 1930-02-01 (46)
divisionlightweight
height5′ 2½″   /   159cm
reach64″   /   163cm
country Australia
residenceMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
birth placeGawler, South Australia, Australia
won 59 (KO 12) + lost 39 (KO 18) + drawn 8 = 109
rounds boxed 1768 KO% 11.01
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1930-01-31Herb Ackworth22-15-3
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLRTD715x2
referee: Major Fred Craig
45 year old former Australian champ Frank Thorn was taken to a mental institution after this fight where he died a month later.
Brisbane Courier February 1, 1930

1929-12-27Jerry (Snowy) Gardiner20-23-4
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS1010x2
referee: Major Fred Craig
Brisbane Courier December 28, 1929
1922-10-21Ern Baxter18-4-2
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLTKO820x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Police Intervened
Brisbane Courier October 23, 1922

1922-04-17Andre Dupre15-19-2
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO720x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
The Referee April 26, ,19233
1922-02-03Louis Garcia15-17-25
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO220
1920-09-04Roy Hayward0-2-1
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLRTD1620x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier September 6, 1920
1920-07-31Silvino Jamito31-21-25
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLRTD1620x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier August 2,1920
1920-06-19Frank Mancer5-1-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier June 21, 1920
1920-05-15Harry Pearson0-3-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLDQ1320x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier May 17, 1920
1920-03-13Jack Finney6-5-1
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO420x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
The Daily Mail March 15, 1920
1920-01-31Silvino Jamito29-18-25
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO1020x2
referee: Joe Wallis
Newcastle Morning Herald February 2, 1920
1919-12-20Jerry Sullivan3-1-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
The Daily Mail December 22, 1919
1917-05-05Sid Godfrey7-5-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLKO1120x2
1917-04-07Sid Godfrey6-5-1
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLKO1320x2
referee: Mike Marre
Brisbane Courier April 9,1917
1916-12-30George Newbury22-10-1
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier January 1 , 1917
1916-10-14Ned Fitzgerald7-3-1
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLKO520x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier October 16,1916
1916-09-16Patsy Brannigan20-5-12
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier September 18,1916
1916-08-19Jimmy Hill26-14-5
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS2020
referee: Jack Driscoll
Australian featherweight title
Brisbane Courier August 21, 1916
1916-07-22Wave Geikie14-5-1
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO1720
referee: Jack Driscoll
Australia - Queensland State featherweight title
Brisbane Courier
1916-04-24Llew Edwards40-4-2
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLKO320x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
Brisbane Courier
1916-03-18George Taylor20-13-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: Jack Driscoll
The Argus March 20, 1916
1915-11-27Billy Yates4-7-1
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLTKO920
1915-11-20Jack Humphries10-7-0
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
1915-10-16Jack Clune17-12-0
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWKO820
1915-09-04George Taylor16-10-0
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1915-06-19Hughie Mehegan60-22-3
West Melbourne Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLTKO720
1915-05-08Herb (Kid) McCoy42-16-4
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLTKO1420
Australian lightweight title
1915-04-17Herb (Kid) McCoy41-16-4
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS2020
Australian lightweight title
1915-02-20Marcel Denis11-17-4
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1914-09-19Fernand Quendreux3-6-1
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLTKO1120x2
Thorn injured his left wrist early in the contest. (Brisbane Courier)
1914-08-08Jimmy Hill20-7-2
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaDPTS2020
1914-07-25Young Brooks1-0-0
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
Several sources including the New York Times and Washington Post have this bout belonging to Young Brooks of New York and not Young Joe Brooks as previously shown.
1914-05-30Young Joe Brooks64-12-2
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
The verdict was met with a well-sustained demonstration of disapproval." (Brisbane Courier)
1914-05-02Lee Johnson18-14-10
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
1914-03-21Alf Morey12-8-3
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1914-02-21Joe Russell24-8-4
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
Australian featherweight title
1914-01-01Joe Russell24-7-4
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1913-12-20George Taylor6-4-0
Baker's Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1913-11-22Jimmy Hill17-6-2
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
1913-06-28Harry Thomas14-5-1
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
1913-06-14Tommy O'Brien4-3-0
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
1913-01-25Charlie Godfrey9-3-0
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaNCND1010
1913-01-08Alf Morey7-3-2
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaDPTS2020
Australian lightweight title
1912-10-05Joe Atcheson
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
Australian lightweight title
Resident title
1912-08-21Hock Keys43-17-7
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020
Although billed for the Australian Lightweight Title, the legitimate champion, Hughie Mehegan was overseas and the resident champion was Herb McCoy.
1912-08-10Arthur Douglas44-15-9
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaDPTS2020x2
referee: G Frost
1912-07-20Arthur Douglas44-14-9
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: W Owens
1912-06-21Jack Read11-6-1
Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
1912-06-15Joe Russell16-2-4
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS2020
Australian featherweight title
1912-06-01Jack Read10-6-1
Olympic Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS2020
1912-04-30Jack Read8-5-1
Gaiety Athletic Hall, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
1912-04-10Frank O'Grady16-15-1
National Arena, Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
referee: A Boyd
The Advertiser ,Adelaide Thursday 11 April 1912 P 12
1912-02-26Frank O'Grady16-13-1
Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS2020
1912-01-15Billy Elliott16-12-3
Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWKO220
1911-12-04Herb (Kid) McCoy11-5-1
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS2020
1911-11-08Arthur Douglas38-10-8
Guildhall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
1911-10-20Charlie Griffin20-11-4
Guildhall, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS2120
Referee ordered another round to make a decision
1911-08-11Jim Armstrong10-5-1
National Arena, Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaDPTS2020x2
referee: P McPherson
The Advertiser ,Adelaide Saturday 12 August 1911 P 16
1911-07-24Jim Armstrong10-4-1
Hippodrome, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
1911-06-26Herb (Kid) McCoy7-5-1
Hippodrome, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
referee: E Maloney
Barrier Miner ,Broken Hill Tuesday 27 June 1911 P 2
1911-06-12Billy Elliott16-9-3
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS2020
1911-05-22Herb (Kid) McCoy6-5-1
Melbourne Athletic Club, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS2020
1911-04-03Jim Armstrong7-3-1
Crystal Theatre, Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
referee: W.H. (Paddy) McPherson
Barrier Miner ,Broken Hill Tuesday 4 April 1911 P 3
1910-12-07Ray Bronson41-3-21
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLTKO420
Thorn broke his arm.
1910-09-12Hughie Mehegan33-9-1
Cyclorama, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLTKO1320
Australian welterweight title
1910-07-16Arthur Douglas33-6-7
Brisbane Stadium, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaLPTS2020x2
referee: Peter Flannagan
The Brisbane Courier July 18, 1910
1910-07-04Hughie Mehegan31-9-1
Cyclorama, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS2020
Australian welterweight title
1910-05-09Arthur Douglas32-5-7
Cyclorama, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaLPTS2020
referee: Jack Mitchell
1910-02-28Herb (Kid) McCoy4-1-0
Cyclorama, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS2020
1910-02-09Dick Cullen24-14-8
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020
1910-02-03Teddy Green23-9-4
Darling Point Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaNCND44
1909-12-29Rudy Unholz42-33-18
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWPTS2020x2
referee: W.J. Kelly
Australian welterweight title
1909-12-06Tommy Jones10-7-2
Athletic Pavilion, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaWPTS2020
Australian featherweight title
1909-09-22Arthur Douglas30-3-6
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
referee: Arthur Scott
Australian lightweight title
1909-05-26Arthur Douglas28-3-6
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaLPTS2020
Australian lightweight title
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