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Bernard Colin TURNER

Regimental number3531
Place of birthSurry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPort Macquarie Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Macquarie, Hastings River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A J Turner, Port Macquarie, Hastings River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row C, Grave No. 9), Souchex, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred John and Matilda TURNER
Family/military connectionsBrother: Served two years service, returned home.

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