William Monarch TURNER

TURNER, William Monarch

Service Number: 2027
Enlisted: 20 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1879
Home Town: Hurstville, Kogarah, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Accountant
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli - at sea, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 30 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

20 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2027, 13th Infantry Battalion
13 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 2027, 13th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Kyarra embarkation_ship_number: A55 public_note: ''
13 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 2027, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Private William Monarch Turner (died of wounds) was 37 years of ago, a native of London, and had been in Australia for only about three years. His last place of employment was with Mr. Cook, of  Mosman, and before that he was in the real estate business at Drummoyne. He is survived by a widow and three little girls, who reside at Croydon Road, Hurstville.