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Arthur Ernest TURNER

Regimental number140
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Edward Street, Glebe, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Turner, 3 Edward Street, Glebe, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBrighton, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary TURNER
Discharge date29 October 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 21 April 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 7 June 1918, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 29 October 1918.

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death9 June 1939
Age at death37
Place of burialHobart Public Cemetery, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER Arthur Ernest

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