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George Nichols TURVEY

Regimental number1195
Place of birthGlenorchy, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Turvey, Glenorchy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1916
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death47
Age at death from cemetery records47
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Bridget TURVEY. Native of Glenorchy, Victoria. Cemetery details show date of death as 8th May, 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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