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John Thomas TURNER

Regimental number6411
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGroom
AddressCamperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Turner, Camperdown, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Johanne TURNER, 26 Connell Street, Geelong, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 963 Pte John Thomas TURNER, 24th Bn.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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