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Regimental number52851
Date of birth10 October 1899
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
Address71 Henry Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr William Thomas Turnbull, 71 Henry Street, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Senior Cadets and Citizen Forces
Enlistment date4 March 1918
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date14 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 14 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 June 1958
Place of burialPreston Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNBULL Dixon

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