Hubert Sydney Turtill Unknown date of birth - Died 9 April 1918 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number(T) 6959 AWMM426516 AWMM Also known asHerbert Sidney Turtill AWMMJum AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeSergeant AWMMRoyal Engineers, 422nd Field Company AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHubert Sydney AWMM SurnameTurtill AWMM Ingoa Also known asHerbert Sidney Turtill AWMMJum AWMM Service number(T) 6959 AWMM426516 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birthLondon, England AWMM Birth notesLondon, England AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentSheetworker AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMNelson Hotel, Bridge Street, St Helens, Lancashire, England AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mabel Edith Turtill (wife), Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMMMarried, 2 children AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns1914-1919 AWMMWestern Front AWMM1914-1919 AWMMWestern Front AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number(T) 6959 AWMM426516 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentUnknown AWMMSt Helens, Lancashire, England AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation bodyBritish Expeditionary Force AWMMRoyal Engineers AWMMSergeant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankSergeant AWMMRoyal Engineers, 422nd Field Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Hubert Turtill was the husband of Mabel Edith Turtill (nee Hancock).His sons, Ken Turtill (23089) and Alan Turtill (20065) served in WW2. Alan was killed in the war and Ken was a POWListed on the New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1905-1906 Canterbury, Christchurch South as residing together with a Ethel Margaret and Astley William (carpenter) at Harman Street, Sydenham, Christchurch.All Black in 1905Toured the British Isles with the 1907-08 All Golds.Played for the St Helens Rugby League Club in England from 1909 to 1914Name spelled Herbert Sidney Turtill on the CWGC entry for Alan Turtill (20065) AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death38 AWMM Date of death9 April 1918 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathFrance AWMM Death notesFrance AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameBrown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, Pas de Calais, France AWMM Grave referenceIV. D. 6. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Hubert Sydney Turtill by laying a poppy. Arthur George Turrell Alan Cecil Turtill Hubert Sydney Turtill Kenneth Sydney Turtill Arthur Harborow Turtle Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Hubert Sydney Turtill Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedAllblacks.com website All Blacks A to Zhttp://stats.allblacks.com/asp/atoz.asp?group=ASources UsedPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspastSources UsedObituary: The Roll of Honour. Otago Daily Times , Issue 17331, 3 June 1918, Page 3http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=ODT19180603.2.7&srposObituaryNew Zealand All Golds Centennial History. New Zealand Rugby league (NZRL) Press Release, Thursday 2 August 2007http://www.rleague.com/content/article.php?id=28809Further ReferenceRugby Museum.co.nz rugby profilehttp://www.rugbymuseum.co.nz/ABProfilee.asp?level1=All_Blacks&Level2=ABC&IDID=904Further ReferenceRootchats.com. Biography.http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,387820.0.htmlFurther ReferenceNixon Pictures production - All Blacks at War: the First XIII, film details and portraithttp://www.nixonpictures.co.nz/All_Blacks_WWI_Hubert_Turtill.htmlFurther Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Electoral Roll 1914, Manukau General Roll AWMMChester, R., McMillan, N. & Palenski, R. (2005). The encyclopedia of New Zealand rugby. Auckland, N.Z.: Hodder Moa. (4th ed.) AWMMOtago Daily Times AWMMOtago Daily Times AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.