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Turveys in World War I

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Date: 1914 to 1918
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There were 63 people with the surname Turvey who died in World War I, according to the Commonwealth War Grave Commission. Of these 56 served with the British armed forces, 3 served with the Australian armed forces, 3 with New Zealand and 1 with the Canadians. [1]

The details in the table below are included in the CWGC records, with links to the WikiTree profiles where they exist.

RankNameAgeRegimentCountry of DeathDate of DeathCemeteryRelatives
PrivateCornelius TurveyLondon RegimentUnited Kingdom28 Sep 1914Abney Park CemeteryHusband of Florence Turvey, of 6, Clarke's Cottages, Fourth Cross Rd., Twickenham, Middx. Served in the South African Campaign with 2nd Bn. Scottish Rifles.
PrivateCharles TurveyRoyal Warwickshire RegimentBelgium31 Oct 1914Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Able SeamanRoland George Turvey23Royal NavyUnited Kingdom1 Nov 1914Plymouth Naval MemorialSon of James and Ada Augustine Turvey, of 3148, William St., Lozells, Birmingham.
RiflemanHubert Alfred Turvey27King's Royal Rifle CorpsFrance10 Jan 1915Le Touret MemorialSon of Mrs. Ada Augustine Turvey, of 3/48, Prospect Place, William St., Lozells, Birmingham.
PrivateA E TurveyWorcestershire RegimentFrance23 Jan 1915Estaires Communal Cemetery And Extension
Lance CorporalWilfred Turvey26King's Own Yorkshire Light InfantryBelgium7 May 1915Divisional CemeterySon of Mrs. S. A. Southam, of 104, Trinity St., Gainsborough.
PrivateGeorge Nicholas Turvey47Australian Infantry, A.I.F.Turkey (including Gallipoli)8 May 1915Helles MemorialSon of John and Bridget Turvey. Of Glenorchy, Victoria, Australia.
RiflemanArthur Edward Turvey17King's Royal Rifle CorpsFrance9 May 1915Le Touret MemorialSon of Mrs. Clara Turvey, of 139, Bolton Rd., Small Heath, Birmingham.
SapperL J TurveyRoyal EngineersFrance19 May 1915Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
PrivateW A Turvey24Royal Warwickshire RegimentFrance24 Jun 1915Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, NordSon of Martha Annie Turvey, of 134, Wills St., Lozells, Birmingham, and the late Francis William Turvey.
PrivateHenry Robert Turvey18Royal Marine Light InfantryTurkey (including Gallipoli)25 Jun 1915Helles MemorialSon of Charles R. and Rose I. Turvey, of Kent Lodge, Liverpool Gardens, Worthing, Sussex.
PrivateFrank Turvey30Worcestershire RegimentTurkey (including Gallipoli)6 Aug 1915Helles MemorialSon of Harry and Jane Turvey, of Blockley; husband of Edith Sarah Jane Turvey, of 5, Council Houses, Blockley, Worcs.
PrivateGeorge Turvey23Worcestershire RegimentTurkey (including Gallipoli)6 Aug 1915Helles MemorialSon of George and Julia Turvey; husband of Louisa Ada Turvey, of 5 House, 3 Court, Pritchett St., Birmingham.
PrivateClifford Turvey33Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F.Turkey (including Gallipoli)8 Aug 1915Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) MemorialSon of Mrs. F. Turvey, of Orielton, Sorell, Tasmania, and the late F. Turvey.
PrivateRichard Turvey26Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F.Turkey (including Gallipoli)9 Aug 1915Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) MemorialSon of William Hughes and Marian Turvey, of Humber St., Oamaru.
PrivateH Turvey20Royal FusiliersFrance18 Aug 1915Houplines Communal Cemetery ExtensionBrother of Mrs. E. Saunders, of 6, Newdigate Terrace, Harefield, Middx.
PrivateCharles Henry TurveyAustralian Infantry, A.I.F.Turkey (including Gallipoli)22 Aug 1915Lone Pine Memorial
DriverWalter Turvey31Army Service CorpsFrance5 Oct 1915Chocques Military CemeteryHusband of Maud Helena Turvey, of 43, Adelaide St., Luton, Beds.
PrivateAlfred William Turvey21Grenadier GuardsFrance17 Oct 1915Loos MemorialSon of William Henry and Jennie Turvey, of 16, Carter Rd., Wolverhampton.
Company Quartermaster SerjeantGeorge Henry Turvey34Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)United Kingdom29 May 1916Highgate CemeterySon of Mrs. Emma Turvey; husband of Olga Emma Helena Turvey, of 7, Holmesdale Rd., Highgate.
Able SeamanWilliam Frank Turvey25Royal NavyUnited Kingdom31 May 1916Plymouth Naval MemorialSon of William and Annie Turvey, of Paxford, Worcs.
RiflemanJoseph Turvey38New Zealand Rifle BrigadeFrance15 Jul 1916Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-GrenierSon of William Hughes Turvey and Marian Turvey, of Oamaru, New Zealand.
PrivateGeorge TurveyRoyal FusiliersFrance23 Jul 1916Thiepval Memorial
PrivateCharles TurveyOxford and Bucks Light InfantryFrance30 Jul 1916Thiepval Memorial
RiflemanHerbert Charles Turvey32Rifle BrigadeFrance7 Aug 1916Bethune Town CemeteryHusband of Nellie Turvey, of 67, Pembroke St., Islington, London.
PrivateH TurveyRoyal Warwickshire RegimentFrance28 Aug 1916Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval
PrivateBertram Henry TurveyCanadian InfantryFrance1 Sep 1916London Cemetery And Extension, LonguevalSon of the late Henry Walters Turvey and Louisa Turvey, of Church Cottage, Rodborough, Gloucestershire.
Lance CorporalAlbert Edward TurveyDorsetshire RegimentFrance3 Sep 1916Loos Memorial
PrivateWalter Christopher Turvey26East Surrey RegimentFrance25 Sep 1916Thiepval MemorialSon of George and Mary Ann Turvey, of Old Town, Brackley; husband of Mabel Beatrice Rawlings (formerly Turvey), of 8, Old Town, Brackley, Northants.
RiflemanHarry Edward Turvey35London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles)France2 Oct 1916Thiepval MemorialSon of Albert John and Emily Turvey, of 6, Blythwood Rd., Finsbury Park, London.
CorporalHarry TurveyRoyal Warwickshire RegimentFrance12 Oct 1916Thiepval Memorial
PrivateA TurveyBedfordshire RegimentFrance16 Nov 1916Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt
PrivateC TurveyHertfordshire RegimentBelgium12 Jan 1917Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery
PrivateGeorge Wilfred Turvey20Norfolk RegimentIraq24 Feb 1917Basra MemorialSon of Harvey and Rose Turvey, of 164, Lutterworth Rd., Northampton.
PrivateFrancis John Turvey26Essex RegimentFrance28 Apr 1917Arras MemorialSon of Mrs. Jane Turvey, of Houghton Conquest, Ampthill, Beds.
PrivateW F Turvey23Royal Welsh FusiliersBelgium26 Jun 1917Ferme-Olivier CemeteryOf Gloucester.
PrivateT J TurveyColdstream GuardsBelgium29 Jul 1917Canada Farm Cemetery
PrivateJohn TurveyRoyal FusiliersBelgium7 Aug 1917Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
PrivateFrederick TurveyRoyal Dublin FusiliersBelgium8 Aug 1917Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
SerjeantPercy Charles Turvey27London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles)Belgium15 Aug 1917Ypres (Menin Gate) MemorialSon of David and Rosina Turvey, of 5, Perth Terrace, Perth Rd., Ilford, London.
CorporalWilliam Turvey32Australian Light Trench Mortar BatteryBelgium16 Aug 1917Derry House Cemetery No.2Son of William and Emily Turvey, of 11, Tower St., Leederville, Western Australia. Native of York, Western Australia.
Lance CorporalFrederick Turvey20Middlesex RegimentBelgium16 Aug 1917Tyne Cot MemorialSon of George and Emily Turvey, of 120, North St., Hornchurch, Essex.
PrivateErnest TurveyLondon Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)Belgium26 Oct 1917Tyne Cot Memorial
GunnerJ TurveyRoyal Field ArtilleryBelgium7 Nov 1917Bleuet Farm Cemetery
PrivateFred Turvey1919th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) HussarsFrance24 Nov 1917Cambrai Memorial, LouvervalSon of George and Sarah Ann Turvey, of Preston Bissett, Buckingham.
PrivateStephen Turvey25Royal Berkshire RegimentFrance30 Nov 1917Cambrai Memorial, LouvervalSon of Mr. and Mrs. George Turvey, of 67, Rupert St., Reading; husband of Edith Cross (formerly Turvey), of 71, Rupert St., Reading.
RiflemanWilliam Turvey31Rifle BrigadeGreece15 Dec 1917Struma Military CemeterySon of George and Sarah Anne Turvey, of Preston Bissett, Buckingham.
Lance CorporalErnest Turvey30Bedfordshire RegimentFrance21 Mar 1918Noyon New British CemeteryHusband of A. Turvey, of 101, Princes St., Dunstable, Beds.
PrivateGeorge Ernest Turvey208th (King's Royal Irish) HussarsFrance22 Mar 1918Pozieres MemorialSon of Mr. and Mrs. Turvey, of 57, Graham Rd., Lower Edmonton, London.
PrivateHarry Ernest Turvey31Wiltshire RegimentBelgium18 Apr 1918Reninghelst New Military CemeterySon of John and Priscilla Jane Turvey, of 7, Henton Rd., Leicester.
SeamanThomas William Turvey20Mercantile MarineUnited Kingdom30 Apr 1918Tower Hill MemorialSon of George Morris Turvey, of The Crag, Whitby, Yorks, and the late Diana Blackburn Turvey. Born at Whitby.
GunnerThomas Edward Turvey25Royal Garrison ArtilleryUnited Kingdom3 May 1918Grimston (St. Botolph) ChurchyardSon of Elijah and Alice Lake, of Low Rd., Grimston, King's Lynn.
PrivateGeorge Turvey20Cheshire RegimentFrance6 May 1918Tourcoing (Pont-Neuville) Communal CemeterySon of John and Beulah Turvey. Native of Houghton Conquest, Ampthill, Beds.
PrivateWilliam Chamberlain Turvey18Devonshire RegimentFrance31 May 1918Soissons MemorialSon of William and Sarah Turvey, of 28, Broad St., Nuneaton.
PrivateJames Turvey21The Loyal North Lancashire RegimentFrance3 Jun 1918Houchin British CemeterySon of Elizabeth Turvey, of 9, Aston St., Rochdale Rd., Manchester, and the late James Turvey.
PrivateS G TurveyQueen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)France23 Aug 1918Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette
PrivateF TurveyLincolnshire RegimentFrance20 Sep 1918Terlincthun British Cemetery, WimilleSon of Mr. F. Turvey, of 4, Ellwood Terrace, Chorley Wood, Herts.
SapperFrank Herbert Turvey24Royal EngineersEgypt17 Oct 1918Cairo War Memorial CemeterySon of Frank and Matilda Turvey, of 20, Balfern Grove, Chiswick, London. Born at Hammersmith, London.
PrivateR J TurveyWelsh RegimentFrance20 Oct 1918Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery, MontayBrother of Mr. D. J. Turvey, of 30, Courtney St., Manselton, Swansea.
BoyAlbert Arthur TurveyRoyal Dublin FusiliersIreland, Republic of1 Nov 1918Grangegorman Military Cemetery
GunnerWilliam Turvey25Royal Field ArtilleryFrance3 Dec 1918Terlincthun British Cemetery, WimilleSon of William and Mary Elizabeth Turvey, of 41, Ely St., Stratford-on-Avon.
RiflemanW TurveyRifle BrigadeNetherlands6 Dec 1918Amersfoort General Cemetery


  1. Source: War Graves Commission

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