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John Richard TURNER

Regimental number1681
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
SchoolAuburn State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Turner, Park Street, Oakleigh, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 15), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Caroline TURNER, Grant Street, Oakleigh, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: Private A. Turner.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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