John Edward (Jack) TURNOUR

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TURNOUR, John Edward

Service Number: 864
Enlisted: 1 September 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brighton, Victoria, Australia, March 1893
Home Town: Cohuna, Gannawarra, Victoria
Schooling: Bendigo Theological Hall, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Theology Student
Died: Died of wounds, Lijssenthoek, Belgium, 28 September 1917
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XXIV, Row B, Grave No. 8
Memorials: Morrisons Tableland and District State School 2086 Pictorial Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 864, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 864, 7th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 864, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 864, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
1 Jan 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 7th Infantry Battalion
24 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Quartermaster Sergeant, 59th Infantry Battalion, Transfer & promotion
5 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Quartermaster Sergeant, 59th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , GSW to head
9 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 59th Infantry Battalion
14 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 59th Infantry Battalion
6 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 59th Infantry Battalion, GSW right arm sustained at Rouen, France
26 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 59th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood, GSW to abdomen. Died of wounds 28 September 1917.
28 Sep 1917: Involvement Lieutenant, 59th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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