Roll of Honour George Washington Turnbull

Service number 28719
Rank Gunner
Unit 5th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 18 August 1917
Place of Death Belgium
Cause of Death Killed in action
Age at Death 28
Place of Association Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

George Washington Turnbull's name is located at panel 14 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

George Washington Turnbull's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Mon 08 May 2023 at 4:24am
  • Tue 15 August 2023 at 5:33am
  • Mon 23 October 2023 at 4:17am
  • Fri 23 February 2024 at 4:12am
  • Sat 18 May 2024 at 1:26am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.