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Son of Frederick Nicholson Turney and Eliza Robertson Turney (nee Jardine). Brother of William Turney, Second Lieutenant, South Staffordshire Regiment, killed in action 10 July 1916 (Thiepval Memorial).
Service record and place of burial for Fred Turney cannot be found
There may have been an error on the memorial as it was his brother William who died in the war. Marriage certificate/newspaper article for Fred Turney dated some time after the war also provided specific information which proves he was the brother of the late William Turney. Mechanical Engineer Records 1847-1930: Fred Turney age 28 b. 8 Sep 1881 Arnold, event date Feb 1908. Institute: Mechanical. Assistant Manager, Les Forges et Fonderies de Maurice, Port Louis, Mauritius. General Education: Nottingham High School 1890-1896. Technical Education: University College Nottingham, evening classes during apprenticeship. 1939 England and Wales Register: Fred Turney b. 8 September 1881, Paragon Hotel, Greenwich, London, Ordnance Mechanical. Married.
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