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Richard TURPIN

Regimental number2696
Place of birthPort Adelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDale Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Grace Turpin, Dale Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

MM Bar


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Date of death7 July 1950

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