Eric Alfred TURNER


TURNER, Eric Alfred

Service Number: 19610
Enlisted: 5 November 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 13th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Footscray, Vic., 1890
Home Town: East Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 6 October 1917
Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery, ​Dickebusch, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Geelong War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 19610, 8th Field Artillery Brigade
20 May 1916: Involvement Bombardier, SN 19610, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres
20 May 1916: Embarked Bombardier, SN 19610, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Medic, Sydney
6 Oct 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 19610, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Harry Newton and Mary Ann TURNER; husband of Floris E. TURNER, Boundary Road, Geelong, Victoria.