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Regimental number7048
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolPublic School, Aberdeen, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressMinnesota, Boyle Street, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs. G.E. Turner, Minnesota, Boyle Street, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as volunteer in Military Force.
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialAberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery (Plot H, Row 6, Grave No. 585), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth TURNER; husband of G.E. TURNER, Boyle Street, Enfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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