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William Lancelot TURNER

Regimental number3940
Date of birth5 January 1895
Place of birthBalmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Place of birthArncliffe, New South Wales
SchoolKogarah Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTerry Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W G Turner, Maplemore Terry Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Forces, Home Defence, Compulsory Training.
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 March 1918
Age at death22.2
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSpoilbank Cemetery (Plot II, Row D< Grave No. 13), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and SUsan TURNER, 21 Terry Street, Arncliffe, Sydney. Native of Balmain, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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