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Charles TURNER

Regimental number1767
Place of birthBurton, Kent England
SchoolChurch of England School, Burton, Kent England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressSt Morris Road, York, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs Haddock, St Morris Road, York, England
Previous military serviceServed all through South African War
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialHill 60 Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Gravel No. 4), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Esther Ann HADDOCK, Cattle Market Cottages, York, England. Native of Burton-on-Trent, England. True family name HADDOCK
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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