TURNER, Richard Keith - WX1007

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Original items held by the Army Museum of Western Australia

Lance Cpl Richard Keith Turner
Conflict World War 2
Service Arm Australian Imperial Force
Unit 2/11th Infantry Battalion
Service No. WX1007
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 15 Jan 1911
Date of Death
Relatives Muriel Turner

Richard enlisted on 23rd November 1939 as a cook and was posted to the 2/11th Infantry Battalion. He was captured in Africa on 30th May 1941 and held as a Prisoner of War at Stalag 344. When he made it back to Australia in 1945 he allotted 6d per pay to the Red cross in thanks for the support he received while a prisoner.