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Arthur Frederick TURNER

Regimental number3597
Place of birthSandwell, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressSandwell, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Evelyn Annie Turner, Fletcher Road, Sandwell, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date6 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wounds, both thighs), Adelaide, 6 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 October 1975
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER Arthur Frederick

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