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Harold Morris TURNER

Regimental number4895
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
SchoolJamestown Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressJamestown, SA,
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, S M Turner, Jamestown, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed with Cadets, St Peters College Corps.
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil (Retreat to Hind. Line)
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCognicourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sydney Morris and Louisa TURNER, Jamestown, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Richard George Turner. Cousin: Frank Bartley. Cousin: Charles Turner.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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