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Walter TURNER

Regimental number29587
Place of birthStoke Newington, London
SchoolAlbany State School, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia10 months
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressFesting Street, Albany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, A Turner, Festing Street, Albany, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed 3 years as a volunteer in the Albany Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 5 February 1919
Place of death or woundingPort Said, Egypt
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 31), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth TURNER, Festing Street, Albany, Western Australia

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