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Charles Eustace TURNER

Regimental number3180
Place of birthAngledool New South Wales
SchoolScone Public School, New South Wales
OccupationStation overseer
AddressMorlands Station, Walgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, C.E. Turner, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 1 May 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 22), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Eustace and Lillias Ann TURNER, 'Moorlands', Cumborah, Walgett, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 586 Sergeant William Fox TURNER MM, 7th Light Horse Regiment, effective abroad; 1799 Sergeant Arthur Ernest TURNER, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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