Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Edward Turner

In memory of:

Company Sergeant Major Charles Edward Turner

June 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

23479

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1894
Campbellton, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of Stephen Walter and Jane Abigail Turner, of Campbellton, New Brunswick.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

C.E. 1795.

Location:

The Netley Military Cemetery is located in Hound, a parish and village on Southampton Water, 4 miles south-east of Southampton. It is a permanent Ministry of Defence cemetery of 17 acres, attached to the Royal Victoria Hospital. It was used during both world wars for burials from the hospital. It lies within a park maintained by Hampshire County Council on the site of the former hospital, and access is by way of a private road with a lockable security barrier.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Charles was missing in 1915. In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo by BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..
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  • Badge– Cap Badge 12th Bn CEF. Compant Sergeant Major Turner was originally a member of the 12th Bn before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project. DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn CEF.   Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project. DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Photo submitted by 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team 28 Mar 2012.

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  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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