The AIF Project


Regimental number3017
Place of birthEngland
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSwan Hill, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Turnbull, Weeton, Kirkham, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name42nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 3), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Alice Turnbull of Weeton, Kirkham, Preston, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte John TURNBULL, killed in action, 16 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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