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Ernest Douglas TURNER

Regimental number1047
Place of birthBrodies Plains, Inverell, New South Wales
SchoolInverell District School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs H Turner, Ascot, Inverell
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs H Turner, Ascot, Inverell
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A65 Clan McEwen on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 21 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDeir El Belah War Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 120), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Frederick and Harriet TURNER, 'Ascot', Inverell, New South Wales
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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