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Leslie TURNER

Regimental number2978
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Turner, 25 Neutral Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 16684 Driver John TURNER, 11th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919; 20302 Sapper Pearce TURNER, 1st Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 April 1972

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