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Simon Henry TURNER

Regimental number2246
Place of birthAdaminaby, New South Wales
SchoolMiddling Bank Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRose Cottage, Adaminaby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edwin Turner, Rose Cottage, Adaminaby, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Martha TURNER. Native of Adaminaby, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1918 Pte Joseph TURNER, 35th Bn, killed in action, 28 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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