Remembered by Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies with entrance gates, dedicated in May 1958, at Ransomes Sports’ Centre, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich.


Born: 18th September 1907, Ipswich.

Died: 13th December 1942; age: 36; at The Military Hospital, Barming Heath, Maidstone, Kent.

Residence: 19, Trent Road, Ipswich.

Employed: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ipswich.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1122901.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 59 (6th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment) Anti-Tank Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. H.W.Turner, of Ipswich; husband of Ida Evelyn Turner, of Ipswich.




1911   118, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.


William was 3 years old and living with his parents & widowed, maternal grandfather.

Herbert William Turner, 37, a Driller – Ransomes, Simms & Jefferies Engineers, born Ipswich.

Eliza Lizzy Turner (nee Halls), 29, born Ipswich.

Elijah Halls, 68, a Pensioned Lighterman, born Ipswich.


William married Ida Evelyn Martin, born November 1907, Ipswich.


Probate to Ida Evelyn Turner – widow.

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