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Ernest Harold TURNER

Regimental number1181
Place of birthShepparton Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James Smith Turner, 110 Chestnut Street, East Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1122
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 13 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5471 Pte Frederick Claude TURNER, 8th Bn, killed in action, 9 August 1918; 2269 Pte Victor Stanley TURNER, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 June 1918; Cousins: 5300 Sapper Noel Gordon TAMPLING, 12th Field Ambulance, died of wounds, 20 September 1918; 2856 Pte William Edwin GRAVELL, 60th Bn, accidentally killed, 30 June 1916.
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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