George Archie Turner (1898-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

TURNER, GEORGE ARCHIE. Lance Corporal. No 267615. 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Loughborough 1.9.1898. Son of Edmund and Elizabeth Turner, 15 Harriet Street, Derby. Educated Church Gate School, Loughborough. Employed in Huddersfield as a woollen fettler. Single. Enlisted 10.7.1916. Killed in action, 1.11.1918, near Valenciennes, aged 21. Buried MAING COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- C.1.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission