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James Edmund TURNER

Regimental number2737
Place of birthAraluen, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMoruya, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.2
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Turner, Deua River, Araluen, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1916
Place of enlistmentMoruya, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Discharge date16 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Saxon', 11 December 1918; disembarked, Sydney, 1 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: wounded: gun shot wound, shoulder and face), Sydney, 16 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddresses incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Monuga and Dula River.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER James Edmund

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