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Robert James TURNER

Regimental number4929
Place of birthMount Torrens, South Australia
SchoolMount Torrens Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressEdillilie West Coast, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Turner, Edillilie, via Port Lincoln, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetry Extension (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Pajrents: William and Maria TURNER; husband of Ellen TURNER, 21 Arlington Terrace, Welland, South Australia. Native of South Australia

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