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Henry TURPIN

Regimental number6357
Place of birthPercydale, Victoria
SchoolPercydale State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressPercydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Francis Turpin, Percydale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, Bullecourt Battle (France)
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis Jesse and Catherine (nee DONOGHUE) TURPIN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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