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Joseph Henry TURNER

Regimental number2740
Place of birthBeltana, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
Addressc/o Mrs A Butler, William Street, Woodwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Turner, c/o Mrs A Butler, William Street, Woodwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Elizabeth TURNER
Discharge date25 June 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises', 11 November 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 1 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 25 June 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death25 June 1934
Age at death48
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER Joseph Henry

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