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Regimental number5768
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address13 Cardigan Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 4"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Turner, 13 Cardigan Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceYes A.C.H. Termination of War
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Date of death2 September 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date6 February 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Anchises'1 November 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 3 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 6 February 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER Robert

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