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Augustus John Frederick Turner was born in 1886 the son of John, a plumber’s labourer (b. Nottingham 1853), and Mary Turner (née Shelton b. Nottingham1858). Married in 1878, they had eight children: Beatrice b.1878, Amanda b.1883, Grace b.1885, Augustus b.1886, Charles b.1888, Stella b.1890, Dorothy b.1893 and Henry b.1895. In 1901 they lived at 9 Pethryn Terrace Hartley Road Radford Nottingham. Augustus was the husband of Eliza Turner and the father of Ethel Maud Turner. In 1911 they lived at 7 Ashover Terrace Manning Street and later at 37 Ball Street (both St Ann’s Nottingham).
He was a printer's cutter in 1911.
20 Aug 1917
817320 - CWGC Website
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted at Nottingham. Thiepval Memorial Pier & Face 10c, 10D & 11A
Nottingham Evening Post 20/8/1918: “TURNER. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Pte. A. J. F. Turner, 37 Ball-street, who was killed in action August 20th, 1917. We known the Lord has called him to lay his armour by, that he may wear in glory a crown of victory. – From loving wife and children. “TURNER. – In loving memory of Pte. A .J. F. Turner, killed in action August 20th, 1917. A day of remembrance so sad to recall. – Mother, Beatie, and Dolly.”. In Memoriam notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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