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Lawrence James TURNER

Regimental number4235
Date of birth4 March 1898
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
SchoolSaint Joseph Sisters (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressKooringa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Teresa Turner, Queen Street, Kooringa, Burra, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of disease 14 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Anne TURNER, Kooringa, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5875 Driver Gordon Patrick TURNER MM, 20th Company, Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Contraced bronchial pneumonia; admitted to 58th Casualty Clearing Station: died there, 14 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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