Benjamin TURNER

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TURNER, Benjamin

Service Number: 365
Enlisted: 2 September 1914, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, 12 October 1889
Home Town: Bellevue, Swan, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Midland WW1 Clock Tower & Town Hall Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 365, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
2 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 365, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 365, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 365, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
30 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 365, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (forearm)
31 Jul 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 365, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, 2nd occasion - GSW (left ring finger)
8 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 11th Infantry Battalion
20 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 365, 11th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road, 3rd occasion - Shell wound (legs)

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