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Regimental number251
Place of birthHerberton, Queensland
SchoolHerberton State School, Queensland
AddressHerberton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Turner, Herberton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets.
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.1
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot XVI, Row E, Grave No. 6), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary TURNER
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2510 Pte James TURNER, 47th Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917.

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