Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Turner, Arthur


Description
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Notes:
Private Arthur Turner was born on August 25, 1890 in Byfleet, Surrey, England. His wife was Dora Turner. They were married in Galt on November 13, 1915.

He enlisted on March 25, 1916 in Galt with the 111th Battalion. At the time of his enlistment, he was a labourer, married and a member of the Church of England. His residence was 4 Dayton Street, Galt, Ontario.

His regimental service number was 730672.

He served with the 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He was killed in action during the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 11, 1917.

He is buried in the Bois-Carre British Cemetery in Thelus, France.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1916-1919
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Turner, Arthur ; Turner, Dora
Local identifier:
WW1_T_100
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.33333 Longitude: -0.46667
  • Place of marriage, residence and enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of burial:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.35 Longitude: 2.8
  • Place of death:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.36667 Longitude: 2.81667
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library – Soldier Information Card Collection – World War One
Terms of Use:
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Full Text

Turner, Arthur

Private.

Enlisted March 25, 1916 with 111th Battalion and transferred to the 4th Battalion.

He was killed in action April 11, 1919 at Vimy Ridge, France.

He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. Dora Turner, 4 Dayton Street, Galt.

He went overseas with the 111th on September 25, 1916.

Anglican.

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Turner, Arthur


A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.