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Thomas TURNER

Regimental number1656
Place of birthFleetwood, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
Address28 Albert Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Flora Turner, 28 Albert Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed with British Navy.
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds, 2nd Australian C.C. Station.
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row S< Grave No. 16), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-Law: Private A. McKenna.

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