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Regimental number991
Place of birthBlackpool England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressWeeton, Lancashire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Turnbull, Weeton, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 39), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Alice TURNBULL, 14 Holly Street, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancs., England

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