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Irving Thomas Gardiner TURNBULL

Regimental number43
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs M E M Turnbull, 16 Parker Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Signal Troop (1st Light Horse Brigade)
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 September 1918

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry during operations in organizing and maintaining communications by runner and telephone in a heavily shelled area. His fine example was most valuable during a critical period.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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