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Lewis Cuthbert Turton

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lewis Cuthbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Turton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/466 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1888 AWMM YorkshireEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Te Rapa, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 L.C. Turton,The Firs, Snaith, Yorkshire, England AWMM
    • Lewis's father and next of kin was Thomas Coates Turton at The Firs, Snaith, Yorkshire, England. Public - Edward - Other Relative - 3 May 2015 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/466 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Lewis was a bank clerk in England, and a reservist (Cpl) with the Hussars before he emigrated to New Public - Edward - Other Relative - 3 May 2015 - Family papers
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    25 August 1915 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta AWMM A. XII. 5. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference



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  • Lewis Cuthbert Turton was my mother's Uncle. I have known for many years about what happened to him during the war. He left England to live in New Zealand and start a new life. He joined the forces and was injured in Turkey, then died. This website has enabled me to contact a relative who was previously unknown to me. We are now sharing information and photos to complete our family tree. Lewis has linked our past to our present. I feel very honored to have him as member of my family.
    Public - Diana - Direct descendant - 12 October 2015



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12 October 2015DianaHornchurch, Essex, England.Direct descendant
03 May 2015EdwardWaikanae, New ZealandOther Relative