|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Object type||Letter, Scrapbook, Newspaper cutting|
|Physical description||37 Image/s captured|
Turner, John Denzil Etoile
|Place made||Australia, China|
China, 1900-1901 (Boxer Uprising)
|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Folder 1 of 2 - Letter and souvenir scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating to the Boxer Uprising service of John Denzil Etoile Turner, 1900-1901
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Collection relating to the Boxer Uprising service of Gunner (later Lieutenant Commander) John Denzil Etoile Turner, HMCS Protector, Australia and China, 1900-1901, and the First World War service of his son Sub-Lieutenant John George James Turner, Royal Australian Naval Brigade, Australia, 1916-1918.
Folder 1 of 2 - Consists of a letter and souvenir scrapbook related to Gunner Turner's service aboard HMCS Protector during the Boxer Uprising in 1900. The folder includes a letter to Turner from the offices of The Adelaide Advertiser newspaper commissioning him and outlining his role as their Special Correspondent aboard HMCS Protector during the Boxer Uprising in China. The souvenir scrapbook was presented to Gunner Turner upon his return to Adelaide by W.C.C. [Cooper] of The Adelaide Advertiser, and includes clippings of Turner's newspaper columns written during his deployment, which cover the gunboat's voyage from South Australia, arrival in China, their reception, and return to Australia.