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John Henry TURNER

Regimental number6126
Place of birthNarrandera, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMt Christal, Narrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amandra J Jones, Boree Cottage, Grong Grong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row E, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry James TURNER and Amander Jane JONES his wife, Boree Cottage, Grong Grong, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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