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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private James Owen Turnour

1883
Born in London, England
3/1/1916
Enlisted in the AIF, aged 32½
19/2/1916
Allocated to the 4th Light Horse Regiment
22/3/1916
Allocated to the 8th Light Horse Regiment
25/3/1916
Allocated to the 46th Battalion
11/4/1916
Allocated to the 13th Reinforcements, 24th Battalion
28/7/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A32 Themistocles
11/9/1916
Disembarked at Plymouth, England
16/11/1916
Proceeded overseas to France
21/12/1916
Joined unit
16/3/1917
Wounded in action - blown up and buried, shell concussion
17/3/1917 - 26/3/1917
Admitted to hospital
4/5/1917
Wounded in action during the Second Battle of Bullecourt
7/5/1917
Admitted to the 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples - shell or bullet wounds to chest and leg, severe
18/5/1917
Evacuated back to England and admitted to Horton (county of London) War Hospital, Epsom
18/9/1917
Transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall
25/11/1917
Embarked for Australia aboard the Karoola - right leg amputated above the knee
10/1/1918
Returned to Australia
12/2/1918
Discharged from the AIF
1967
Died at Cohuna, VIC aged 84

Last updated by lee, Tue, 18 May 2021 15:58:38