Stanley Charles TURNER


TURNER, Stanley Charles

Service Number: 1128
Enlisted: 8 April 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Kent Town, South Australia, 26 August 1889
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Killed in Action, France, 24 April 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Crucifix Corner Cemetery
Plot 5 Row B His name is located at panel 156 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1128, 43rd Infantry Battalion
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1128, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
24 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1128, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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The former family name was Drechsler and this was changed to Turner as Drechsler meant wood turner when translated into English. Stanley is my wife's Great Uncle. - Bob Warby