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Matthew Townsend TURNER

Regimental number3324
Place of birthBranxholme (Grassdale) Victoria
Place of birthGrassdale, Victoria
SchoolDigby and Grassdale State Schools, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressMorven, Branxholme, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss Jessie Margaret Turner, Morven, Branxholme, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialEterpigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Row A< Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Jannet TURNER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 August 1918

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