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Theodore Edward Douglas Bollen TURNER

Regimental number3943
Place of birthAlberton, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8.25"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Benedit Turner, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Junior Cadets; moved to exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme. Previously rejected for enlistment on account of false teeth.
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date1 May 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephen Castle', 15 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left foot, right thigh), Adelaide, 1 May 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1956
Age at death60
Place of burialDudley Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER Theodore Edward Douglas Bollen

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