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William TURTON

Regimental number213
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStanley Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Turton, Stanley Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Henry and Ellen TURTON, Clifton Terrace, Red Hill, Queensland. Native of Bundaberg, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2264 Quarter Master Sergeant Alfred Henry TURTON, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, died of disease, 27 August 1918,
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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