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William Philip TURNER

Regimental number598
Place of birthWaverley, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Address37 Selwyn Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Turner, 37 Selwyn Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Australian Navy for some time on H.M.A.S. Canberra, afterwards transferred to H.M.A.S. Encounter.
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death25
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row N, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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