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George Thomas TURNER

Regimental number7144
Place of birthBoggabri, New South Wales
SchoolCarroll Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressTamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W Turner, Goonoogoonoo Road, Tamworth, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death28.6
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lucy Ann TURNER
Family/military connectionsTwo Brothers and two Cousins at the war, one Cousin killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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