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James TURNER

Regimental number6899
Place of birthEuston, New South Wales
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Freda Turner, Railway Hotel, Mystic Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied as a result of accident 6 February 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialQuesques Churchyard (Near North-East corner of Churchyard), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs. Emily TURNER, 99 Cremorne Street, South Richmond, Victoria

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