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Charles William TURK

Regimental number2605
Place of birthGreymouth New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressBlackball, via Greymouth, NZ
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Turk, Blackball, via Greymouth, NZ
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameRailway Supply Detachment, Army Service Corps 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Depot Unit of Supply
FateDied of disease 10 July 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDunkerque Town Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: T. and Josephine E. TURK

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