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Private 5423

22nd Battalion

Brighton, England

His wife, Mrs. Emma Turner of Nerrena Rd Leongatha. His parents were Edmund and Sarah Turner

Leongatha 3/4/1916

Age 36 years and 10 months, 5'2 ", 10 stone, blue eyes and brown hair.



He was killed in action on 12/5/1917 at Bullecourt

He is remembered on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial.

He and his family resided in Leongatha

He had a wife Emma and 4 children, John, Robert, Richard and Marjory. The family is seen in the photo above
3/4/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
28/7/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Themistocles
11/9/16 He disembarked Plymouth
19/11/16 He left from Folkstone to go to France
2/12/16 He proceeded to his unit
1/12/16 He was with his unit
12/5/17 He was killed in action
James Sutherland of Leongatha held his will
A death notice read as follows: TURNER Pte Edmund Percival 5423, 22nd Bn 3rd May 1917 Age 38. Son of Edmund and Sarah Turner, husband of Emma Turner of Nerrena Rd Leongatha Victoria. Born in Brighton England
1/6/17 Emma wrote about getting a pension for herself and her children
25/8/22 Emma received the memorial plaque
Emma was granted 2 pounds per fortnight from 28/7/17
The children received a pension of 20/-, 15/-, 10/- and 10/- per fortnight



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TURNER, Edmund Percival

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