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William F. Turner


39th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Canadensis
  • Planted By: H. Odgers
  • Plaque: 2269

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William Frederick Turner was born in Ballarat and on 20th March 1916 he enlisted as a blacksmith from Ballarat West. He was single and 22 years old. He was allocated to the 39th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1924. On 30th April 1917 he was killed in action in the trenches near Lagnicourt , and is buried in the Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Belgium.
Tree No. 2269

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour