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Edgar Albert TURNER

Regimental number8072
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W J Turner, Ellsmere Road, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 January 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 974 Pte Norman Joseph TURNER, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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