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John Wilfred TURNER

Regimental number2158
Place of birthTea Tree Gully, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Neula', Military Road, Largs, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Turner, 'Neula,' Military Road, Largs, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialUnderhill Farm Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: John Thomas and Kate TURNER, Largs, South Australia. Native of Tea Tree Gully, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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