• 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