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Charles Gordon TURNER

Regimental number2258
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLockhart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinBrother, William Henry Turner, Lockhart, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
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 Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Katherine TURNER
Discharge date10 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 11 September 1917; disembarked (medically unfit), Melbourne, 10 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death26 August 1936
Age at death50
Place of burialJunee Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER Charles Gordon

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