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Turner, Frederick William, enlisted at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, originally of London, England. Occupation: Chauffeur. Military Service: Private, Sergeant, Reg. No. 51031, PPCLI. Attestation Papers.
Possible Diary Reference: “On guard with Turner, Ward and Corp. [C.] Spurgeon at chateau,” 2:15 Nov ’15: Pte. F. W. Turner may have been on guard with Frank Whiting on 15 November 1915, but Pte. A.J. Turner, Reg. No. 1733, and. Pte. Harris Turner, Reg. No. 441096, could also have been referenced in Frank’s diary on 15 November 1915. More research required. Certain Diary Reference: “Sergt. [F.W.] Turner was hit in the neck and later I heard he died,” 6:26 Aug ’18. According to Hodder-Williams, 349, Sgt. F. W.Turner was wounded 15 September 1916 and killed near Monchy, 26 August 1918.
Date of Death: 26 August 1918. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, located between Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: IV.B.17.