Leading Aircraftman Jack Stanley TURNER

Service No: 127859
Born: Carlton VIC, 3 October 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 March 1943
Unit: No. 78 Wing, Tarakan
Died: Ground Operations: Labuan, 7 May 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Labuan War Cemetery, Malaysia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Stanley Frank and Hilda Violet Turner, of North Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Richmond VIC
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 7 May 1945, Leading Aircraftman Turner, a Cooks’ Assistant, died of wounds received when he was moving to reinforce the guards against an immediate enemy attack and the Bren gun that he was carrying accidentally discharged.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/40/605

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