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Regimental number5424
Place of birthYorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia33
ReligionChurch of England
Address7 Melrose Street, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Turton, 7 Melrose Street, Newport, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joe and Mary TURTON; husband of Mary Elizabeth JACKSON (formerly TURTON), 23 Park Crescent, Williamstwon North, Victoria. Native of Yorkshire, England
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-Law: died at sea; Cousin: 1047 Corporal Charles Brook BURGESS, 30th Bn, killed in action, 7 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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