Henry Hemmingway TURNER

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TURNER, Henry Hemmingway

Service Number: 3930
Enlisted: 19 July 1915, Bendigo, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Cohuna, Victoria, 19 June 1895
Home Town: Kerang, Gannawarra, Victoria
Schooling: Benjeroop State School
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 26 August 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3930, Bendigo, Victoria
8 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3930, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3930, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
26 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3930, 21st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Gary Mowat

Originally buried at Thiepval, 4 miles from Albert in Aug 1916. Later reburied at Pozieres, Departement de la Somme, Picardie on 25 Jan 1925.