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Hugh Diprose Turner

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 37 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 37 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Diprose AWMM
  • Surname
    Turner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 54787 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 May 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra KamoNorthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.F. Turner (wife), Tutamoe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 54787 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      123 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 26 July 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 24 September 1917; marched in to NZ Riflke Brigade Reserve, Brocton, 27 September 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 26 December 1917; joined 3rd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, 20 January 1918, and posted to A Company.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 9 April 1918 (inflammation of stomach); discharged to duty, 13 April 1918.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 17 July 1918 (myalgia); rejoined Bn, in the field, 25 July 1918.
    Attached to NZ Rifle Brigade Headquarters, 26 July 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board SS 'Tahiti'; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 1 August 1919.
    War service: 2 years 92 days (of which 1 year 344 days was abroad)

    'He met with a fatal accident while learning to drive a motor car.' AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • HMNZT 90. Te karere : the message : H.M.N.Z.T. no. 90. [1917]. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 37 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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