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Regimental number2459
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssayer's assistant
Address126 Clancey Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Turner, 126 Clancey Street, Boulder, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Goldfields Infantry Regment.
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25.8
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row F, Grave No. 4A)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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