CEF Soldier Detail

Private Nelson James Turner
Died: April 4, 1944

Regimental Number:
123852
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
18th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Ridgetown, Ontario,
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs Carlvent, Trull, Ontario, mother
Address at Enlistment:
Ridgetown, Ontario
Date of Birth:
February 6, 1888
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Chatham, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
September 27, 1915
Age at enlistment:
27
Height:
5 Feet 2 Inches
Chest:
33 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
April 4, 1944
Age at Death:
56
Buried at:
Greenwood, Ridgrtown, Ontario cemetery
Plot:
Grave 2
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG150 Accession 1992 - 93/166 Box 9841 - 49
Research Notes

Private Turner died in the Westminster Hospital, London, Ontario.

Cause of death: Carcinomatosis

Next of kin at time of death, A117636 L/Cpl N. Turner, son, address: A29 C.I.T.C.Camp Ipperwash, Ontario

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 18th Battalion

Information inserted by S.V.Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, July 9,2014.

Sources: Attestation document and World War 1 Veterans death card.