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Roy TURNER

Regimental number955
Date of birth2 December 1895
Place of birthStanley Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCircular Head, Stanley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Frederick Turner, Forest, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other detailsFull name: Leonard Roy Turner. Was killed in a mine fall disaster at Queenstown. Was married but had no children.
Date of death19 January 1948
Place of burialQueenstown, Tasmania

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