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Frederick Claude TURNER

Regimental number5471
Place of birthSeymour, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressHarding Street,Seymour, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMr J S Turner, 110 Chestnut Street, East Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row J, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Smith and Sarah Ann TURNER
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1181 Pte Ernest Harold TURNER, 15th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 13 August 1918; 2269 Pte Victoror Stanley TURNER, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 June 1918; Cousins: 5300 Sapper Noel Gordon TAMPLING, 12th Field Ambulance, died of wounds, 20 September 1918; 2856 Pte William Edwin GRAVELL, 60th Bn, accidentally killed, 30 June 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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