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George Thos TURNER

Regimental number2041
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolMoormung State School, Victoria
OccupationTimber header
AddressDeptsford Road, Clifton Creek via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Elizabeth Turner, Deptsford Road, Clifton Creek via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2041B
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGodewaersvelde British Cemetery (Plot 1, Row H, Grave No. 47)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Jane Elizabeth TURNER, Clifton Creek, Bairnsdale, Victoria

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