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Alick Edgar TURNER

Regimental number3369
Date of birth6 January 1895
Place of birthCradock, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.1
Height5' 6.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Maria Turner, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the 24th Flinders Light Horse Regiment (Volunteers); Cadets exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date20 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 30th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date3 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 November 1963
Age at death68
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER Alick Edgar

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