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Claude Douglas TURBET

Regimental number41
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolMarrickville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMattressmaker
AddressFore Street, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Turbet, Fore Street, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service6th Field Company Engineers; Nil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentPaddington
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 16), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie Marie TURBET, 'Douglas', Belgium Street, Punchbowl, New South Wales. Native of Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered on Embarkation Roll as TURBETT.

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