NX12213 Robert William Newton Turner, MID

Date of birth1909-07-08 Paddington NSW 
Date and unit at enlinstment (ORs)  1928   
Interwar Service 1  1928  PTE-CSM (CMT) Sydney University Regiment 
Interwar Service 2  1929-02-23  lieutenant 
Date commissioned  1929-02-23   
Interwar Service 3  1934-06-20  captain 
Career summary 1  1940-05-01  seconded captain 2/13th battalion 
Career summary 2  1940-05-20 - 1940-06-08  course company comma 
Career summary 3  1940-06-22  major 
Career summary 4  1940-11-26  arrived Middle East 
Career summary 7  1941-12-27  temporary lieutenant colonel, commanding officer 2/13th battalion (vice Burrows) 
Appointment  1941-12-27 - 1942-10-23  Battalion: 2/13th; Rank on appointment: lieutenant colonel; Appointed from: officer commanding Headquarters Coy; Reason for end of appointment: killed in action: El Alamein (died of wounds ) 
Career summary 8  1941-12-30  Mention in Despatches (Er Regima) 
Career summary 9  1942-02-19 - 1942-04-07  course Middle East Tactical School (senior O 
Career summary 10  1942-06-06  lieutenant colonel (bd 27 Dec 41) reported 
Career summary 11  1942-09-12 - 1942-10-30  attached Headquarters 20th Brigade (a/g C 
Career summary 12  1942-10-24  wounded in action Shell/shrapnel wound buttocks 
Career summary 13  1942-10-27  Died of wounds complications 
killed in action  1942-10-27   
WW2 Service 1    Benghazi 
Career summary 6    officer commanding Headquarters Coy 
wounded in action    El Alamein 24 Oct 42 (SW Buttocks) 
Career summary 5    officer commanding B Coy 
WW2 Service 2    El Alamein 

Occupation: Barrister