Valentine Ralph Lewis TURNER


TURNER, Valentine Ralph Lewis

Service Number: 410422
Enlisted: 6 December 1941
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 80 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Echuca, Victoria, Australia, 10 June 1920
Home Town: Echuca, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Borneo, 17 July 1945, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, SN 410422
6 Dec 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force
17 Jul 1945: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, SN 410422, No. 80 Squadron (RAAF), Air War SE Asia 1941-45

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Warrant Officer Turner 410422 of 80SQN RAAF was killed when Kittyhawk A29-1178 crashed near Tarakan, Borneo - his body was not recovered and he is commemorated on the Labuan Memorial