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William John TURNER

Regimental number83
Place of birthBolton, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address5 Murdoch Street, Rozelle, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 4"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Turner, 5 Murdoch Street, Rozelle, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Army Service Corps, British Army; purchased discharge.
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name4th Light Horse Brigade Ammunition Reserve, 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8780A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Discharge date20 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Frankfurt', 19 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 20 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TURNER William John

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