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Frederick George TURNER

Regimental number213
Place of birthAlton England
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSpectacle Island, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinEdward Henry Turner, Holybourne, Alton, Hants, England
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name1st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'R.Q.M.S. TURNER has shown fine courage and devotion to duty during period 26th February, 1917, to date, both in and out of the line he has set a fine example to those under him at all times. As R.Q.M.S. he has carried out his work in an able and conscientious manner, the work in an able and conscientious manner, the rationing and equipping of the men being always his first consideration.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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