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20 Aug 1880
Oakham Rutland
He was the third son of Alfred Cook Turner and Elizabeth Turner, née Glover. Alan was one of nine children most of whom were born in Brighton. His father was a commercial traveller in the silk trade. The family lived in Abbotswood, King's Langley, Hertfordshire (CWGC). Alan had formerly lived at 29 Ditchling Road, Brighton. Alan married Ethel Reid in 1910 (O/N/D Stockport) and at the time of his death in 1918 they were living at 73 Ryebank Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester.
06 Oct 1918
372309 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
Army Service Corps. He died in the High Street Military Hospital, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, and is buried in the Manchester Southern Cemetery.
Personal inscription on CWGC headstone: 'Third son of Alfred Cook & Elizabeth Turner. Born at Oakham Aug. 20 1880' Registers of Soldiers’ Effects: His parents were his legatees. Probate: Turner Alan Joseph Chamberlain of 73 Ryebank-road Chorlton-cum-Hardy Manchester second-lieutenant ASC died 6 October 1918 at the High-street Military Hospital Chorlton-on–Medlock Manchester Probate London 17 June to Ethel Turner widow. Effects £202 19s. 5d.
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