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Joseph Thomas TURNER

Regimental number32753
Place of birthBerridale, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCoolringdon, Cooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 7"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, A J Turner, Coolringdon, Cooma, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur John and Sarah Ann TURNER. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date12 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Fredricksruh', 8 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 September 1919; discharged (terminaion of period of enlistment), Sydney, 12 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death12 March 1938
Age at death42
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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