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William John TURNER

Regimental number1747
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressEast Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Turner, c/o Mrs White, Ipswich Road, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service8th Infantry
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death26 March 1972

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