Categories: Africa Star | War Medal 1939-45 | Australia Service Medal 1939-1945 | Wounded in Action, Australia, World War II | Missing in Action, Australia, World War II | Anzacs:World War Two | Died in Military Service, Australia, World War II | Australian Army, World War II.
David Turner was born on 05 June 1920 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He was the son of Sydney Groombridge Turner & Martha Lydia (née Paterson) Turner. David enlisted on the 27 June 1940 to serve with the Australian Army during World War 2. He served with the Australian Infantry A.I.F. 2/23 Battalion at Tobruk, Africa. On 17 May 1941 David was reported wounded in action, during the battle near Tobruk, Africa, wounded in action , missing believed P.O.W. The above named soldier became missing during the action outside Tobruk on 17 May 1941. 
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On 27 Mar 2017 at 02:31 GMT Mark Dorney wrote:
The WW2 nominal roll give different years for David's birth and death http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?serviceId=A&veteranId=450640.
The death year appears to be correct, based on his service record at the National Archives. If you know his birth date is actually 1920, you should probably make a comment in the source or biography.
Also, WWII is not a valid place. Based on his service record, it should probably be Tobrouk, Libya.
Cheers and good luck with your research, Mark
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