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Alexander Turner

In memory of:

Driver Alexander Turner

November 10, 1916

France

Military Service


Service Number:

412

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bde.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

October 11, 1887
Glasgow, Scotland

Enlistment:

December 8, 1914
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Brother of Neil Turner of Glasgow, Scotland.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. F. 30.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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