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Archibald Campbell TURNER

Regimental number2227
Date of birth21 December 1887
Place of birthElizabeth Street, Eastwood, South Australia
SchoolParkside Public School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressClyde Street, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, James Turner, Clyde Street, Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 January 1917
Place of death or woundingEtaples, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Martha TURNER, Salisbury Street, North Unley, South Australia. Native of Parkside, Adelaide
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Died of meningitis.

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