Biography

Birth date: 02 June 1864
Final rank: Major
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 19 October 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation)

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Digitised Collection

Diary of John Henry Llewellyn Turnbull, 1915-1916

Diary relating to the First World War service of 1433 Private John Henry Llewellyn Turnbull, 8th Battalion. This is the second of six detailed diaries transcribed by Turnbull after the war and documents his experiences in the years 1915 and 1916 originally written between 7 November 1915 and 26...

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Timeline

Date of birth 1864-06-02
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1914-08-25 Appointed major with the 8th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-10-19
Other units 1916-02-21 Temporary Commanding Officer of 60th Battalion.
Date promoted 1916-03-12 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 1916-03-12 Permanant Commanding Officer of 60th Battalion.
Other 1916-09-06 AIF appointment terminated.