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David TURNER

Regimental number6414
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarrier
Address47 Capel Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, 47 Capel Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Discharge date11 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6902A Pte William Arthur TURNER, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918; 6901A Pte Alfred George TURNER, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded, 22 September 1917

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 February 1956
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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