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Robert James TURNER

Regimental number4004
Place of birthWindsor, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressMyall Street, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Turner, Sorrell Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1918
Family/military connectionsSons: 2931 Pte Herbert William TURNER, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919; 767 Pte John TURNER, 30th Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; 1588 Pte John James TURNER, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 7-12 August 1915; Son-in-law: 10531 Sapper William BARRY [true name: Urban PARR], 3rd Divisional Signal Company, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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