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Charles Harold TURNER

Regimental number23
Place of birthCampbelltown, Victoria
SchoolWorking Men's College
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
Address40 Union Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Turner, 40 Union Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Sergeant in Victoria Scotish Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Mena Hospital Cairo, Egypt.
FateDied of disease 12 January 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 141), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Emma Mary Ann TURNER

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