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Bernard Francis TURNER

Regimental number5100
Place of birthKensington, London W. England
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolHampton Grammar School, Middlesex, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o Sam Alexander, Stoney Point, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, C Turner, 26 Trafalgar Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Benjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 14), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cecil and Mary Coralie TURNER, 26 Trafalgar Road, Twickenham, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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