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George Andrew TURNBULL

Regimental number2155
Place of birthBurnie Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Addressburnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alexander Turnbull, Carrick, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 53), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Annie TURNBULL, Westbury, Tasmania. Native of Bernie, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1188 Pte Frederick Herbert TURNBULL, 7th Machine Gun Company, killed in action, 5 August 1916; Cousins: 1649 Sergeant Tasman Leslie JONES MM, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 29 August 1918; 3484 Pte James Lindsay JONES, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 5 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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