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Henry Joseph TURNER

Regimental number1065
Place of birthEast Ham., England
SchoolPlashet Lane Boarding School, East Ham., England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectric crane driver
Address133 Williams Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinBrother, H Turner, 13 Queen Alexandra Court, Wimbledon, England
Previous military serviceServed in Boer War for about 3 months, as a Bugle Boy.
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death30
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 72), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Frances Ellen TURNER. Native of East Ham, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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