|Place of birth||Picton, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||176 Goderich Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Father, Henry Turner, Marmion Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/68/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||51st Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Died in England|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death||35|
|Age at death from cemetery records||35|
|Place of burial||Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery, Wiltshire|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: H. and Anne TURNER, Cottesloe, Western Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brother: Private H. Turner, No. 7494, 44th Battalion, killed July 1918.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Codford, 11 February 1917 (influenza); marched into 13th Training Bn, Codford, 16 February 1917.
Found guilty, 5 February 1917, of overstaying leave from 0100 hours, 3 February 1917, until 2200 hours, 3 February 1917: awarded 5 days' confined to camp, and forfeits 1 day's pay by Royal Warrant.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, Codford, 8 March 1917 (influenza); marched into 13th Training Bn, Codford, 21 March 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 10 April 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 11 April 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 30 April 1917; taken on strength of 51st Bn, in the field, 1 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 26 September 1917, and admitted to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station the same day (shrapnel wound, left shoulder); transferred to No 54 General Hospital, 27 September 1917; to England, 2 October 1917; to No 5 Southern General Hospital, Plymouth, 2 October 1917; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 10 December 1917; discharged to furlough, 14 December 1917, and report to No 3 Command Depot, 31 December 1917.
Posted as absent without leave, 31 December 1917.
Marched into No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 11 January 1918.
Charged with being absent from 31 December 1917, until 11 January 1918: case dismissed.
Marched out of No 4 Command Depot, 3 August 1918; marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 5 August 1918.
Attached to No 2 Group Clearing Hospital for duty, 12 September 1918.
Admitted to Fovant Military Hospital, 21 October 1918 (influenza).
Died, Fovant Military Hospital, 25 October 1918 (bronchial pneumonia).
Buried, Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery, 31 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TURNER Sidney Harold|