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Lieutenant John Edward Garth (Jack) Turnour

1893
Born at Brighton, VIC or Black Rock, SA
1/9/1914
Enlisted in the AIF, 7th Battalion, aged 21½
19/10/1914
Embarked aboard the HMAT A20 Hororata
25/4/1915
Landed at Gallipoli and wounded in action
4/5/1915
Evacuated to Malta
24/5/1915
Admitted to Military Hospital, Intarfa, Malta - bullet wound to right shoulder
6/7/1915
Transferred to Military Hospital, Malta
20/8/1915
Embarked for Egypt
9/9/1915
Rejoined unit at Gallipoli
12/11/1915
Admitted to hospital, Lemnos - icterus
4/12/1915 - 16/12/1915
Discharged to Convalescent Depot
1/1/1916
Promoted to Corporal
7//1/1916
Returned to Egypt
24/2/1916
Transferred to the 59th Battalion and promoted to Company Quartermaster Sergeant
18/6/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
28/6/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
5/8/1916
Wounded in action and admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station - gunshot wound to the scalp
6/8/1916
Admitted to 30th General Hospital, Calais, France
9/8/1916
Appointed Seconded Lieutenant
14/8/1916
Evacuated back to England and placed on the Seconded List
26/8/1916
Discharged from hospital
22/9/1916
Rejoined unit in the field
29/10/1916 - 5/11/1916
Detached to Light Trench Mortar School
21/1/1917 - 20/2/1917
Detached to 5th Divisional Infantry School
14/2/1917
Promoted to Lieutenant
6/3/1917
Wounded in action at Flers, France - gunshot wound to right arm
10/3/1917
Evacuated back to England
11/3/1917
Admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth
26/4/1917
Admitted to the 6th Australian Auxiliary Hospital
14/5/1917
Discharged from hospital
21/6/1917
Rejoined unit in the field
22/7/1917 - 8/8/1917
Detached to Corps Intelligence School
26/9/1917
Wounded in action during the Battle of Polygon Wood - shell wounds to abdomen and right arm
28/9/1917
Died of his wounds at the 17th Casualty Clearing Station
Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Last updated by lee, Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:07:55