A T Turner

Date of Birth

Unknown

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1913-1915

Service number

201089

WW1 rank

Lance Corporal

Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, 2nd/4th Battalion

Date of death

27 August 1917

Buried/memorial

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: XVIII. G. 5.)

Awards/Honours

Military Medal

Biography

Lance Corporal A. T. Turner was born in Canning Town, to Harry and Fanny Turner. He attended Borough Road College for two years, showing an aptitude for music and mathematics. he has no listed destination, and probably left the college to go straight into the armed forces. Turner enlisted into the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry and was wounded in 1915. He was awarded the Military Medal for bravery and had been recommended for a commission. Turner died from his wounds on 27 August 1917 aged 24.

Sources

Entry on p.84, Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, 1915 Annual Report, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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