CLARENCE ERNEST TURNER

Image from 1917 Chronicle Newspaper.

 

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 5th October 1917; age 26; Died of Wounds – 21st Field Ambulance.

Employed: Ipswich Corporation Tramways.

Enlistment Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk.

Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 340817

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 241st Siege Battery. Essex & Suffolk [RGA – (T.F.)].

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference.

Merlin Road South Milliatry Cemetery,

Leper,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Florence Daisy Turner of 127, Princes Street Ipswich & the late Henry Angus Turner.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   143, Princes Street, Ipswich.

 

Clarence was 8 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Florence Daisy Turner (nee Girling), 34, a Seamstress – at home, born Ipswich.

Harry Angus Turner, 15, a Shop Boy – Errands, born Ipswich.

George Stanley Turner, 14, a Telegraph Messenger, born Ipswich.

Ivy Florence Turner, 13, born Ipswich.

Olive Blanche Turner, 7, born Ipswich.

Arthur Percival Turner, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1911   127, Princes Street, Ipswich.

 

Clarence was 18 years old, a Moulder – Foundry. He was living with his mother & siblings.

Florence, 44.

Ivy, 23, a Shop Assistant – Confectionery.

Olive, 17, a Cashier – Bazaar Shop.

Arthur, 14, a Junior Clerk – Conservative Association.

 

Clarence’s father was Henry Angus Turner, born 1859, Ipswich – died 1896, Ipswich. He was a Shoemaker.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Florence D. Turner – mother.

 

 Clarence is also remembered on the war memorial under Transport at the Town Hall, Ipswich and at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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Royal Garrison Artillery, 241st Siege Battery

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