Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Walter James Turnbull

In memory of
Captain
Walter James Turnbull
November 14, 1916

Military Service:

Age:
25
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Field Artillery
Division:
10th Bde.
Honours and Awards:
Military Cross

Additional Information:

Born:
October 3, 1891 Winnipeg, Manitoba
Enlistment:
September 27, 1915 Camp Hughes Near Carberry, Manitoba

Son of James Holt and Sarah Turnbull, of Winnipeg, Manitoba; husband of Evangeline Bancroft Turnbull, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Turnbull Memorial Trophy was named in memory of Captain Turnbull. The trophy is awarded annually to the champions of the Manitoba Junior "A" Hockey League.

Commemorated on Page 175 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY ; Somme, France
Grave Reference:
I. H. 1.
Location:
Albert is in the Department of the Somme. The BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-east of town on the right-hand side of the main road, D929, to Bapaume.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England
  • Photo of Walter James Turnbull – Winnipeg Hockey Club 1913 Amateur Champions, W. J. Ollie Turnbull, Point. Detail of team montage photo from the collection of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. [Obtained via email from the Museum's Executive Director Rick Brownlee in October 2007.]

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