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Gilbert Ross TURNER

Regimental number2465
Place of birthRutherglen Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressBrown Plain Road, Rutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinWilliam Turner, Rutherglen, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

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

Date of death18 October 1977
Age at death80
Place of burialCarlyle Cemetery, Victoria

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