Roll of Honour William Turton

Service number 213
Rank Private
Unit 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 20 May 1915
Place of Death Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey
Cause of Death Killed in action
Age at Death 24
Place of Association North Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Turton's name is located at panel 57 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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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

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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

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