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Herbert George TURLEY

Regimental number2818
Place of birthLithgow, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address79 Watkin Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Turley, 79 Watkin Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date25 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4924 Pte Benjamin Leslie Wilmot TURLEY, 56th Bn, died of wounds, 23 July 1916; 6397 Pte Frederick William TURLEY, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 25 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1956
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURLEY Herbert George

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