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Benjamin TURNER

Regimental number365
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRason Avenue, Bellevue, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, B W Turner, Rasona Venue, Bellevue, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row A, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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