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Charles Frederick TURNER

Regimental number3655
Place of birthPeckham, London S.E. England
Place of birthPeckham, London, England
SchoolPeckham Rye, London S.E. England
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressWilliam J Duffy, Lorquon West via Nhill,Vic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles E. Turner, 37 Claude Street, Peckham, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBelieved to have been wounded at Bapaume, France.
FateDied of wounds 8 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 35), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

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

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