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Benjamin Ben TURNER

Regimental number2261
Place of birthWallaroo South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSpring Creek, Tallangatta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFriend, John Moyle, Spring Creek, Tallangatta, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 September 1954

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