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John Sanderson TURNBULL

Regimental number203
Place of birthBlackhill Co. Durham, England
SchoolCouncil School, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRenmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, JohnSanderson Turnbull, 24 Axwell Terrace, Swallwall, England
Previous military serviceServed with 9th Battalion, Durham, England, Light Infantry for 4 years and Sergeant for 2 years.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane TURNBULL, Gawler, South Australia. Native of Blackhill, Co. Durham, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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