TURNER – William 28th and 78th Regiment

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28th Regiment North Gloucestershire Colour

78th Regiment Highlanders Colours

India General Service Medal (Persia Clasp)

Indian Mutiny Medal

Land Grant

NameTURNER – William
Regiment (s)28th and 78th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) – / 3057
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
29th August 1843 / 18 years 2 months / London Surrey England
Description – Height
5 Ft 5¾ in
Fresh / Hazel / Brown / Leech bites both sides of abdomen: scar on neck
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 13 years 9 months
Length of Service18 years 258 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate /13th May 1862 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsIndia General Service Medal with Persia Clasp
India Mutiny Medal (possibly not entitled as in Depot)
Intended Residence at
7 Bowling Green Street Kennington Park London England
Pension DistrictsSouth London
Pension Paid9d per  diem
1881 Increased to 1/3d per diem for service to Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
7th April 1866 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
BELGRAVIA 4th July 1866
Date/Place of BirthNot yet known
Date/Place of Baptism30th May 1824 St Mary’s Lambeth London Surrey England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Not yet known
SiblingsThomas (possible twin of William) bap 30th May 1824 St Mary’s Lambeth London Surrey England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
B 1839 Moray Elginshire Scotland
Date/Place of Marriage1st March 1859 St Nicholas Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Scotland
Children by 1st WifeWilliam J. George B 1860, Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Scotland
D Not yet known
George Forteith B 10th June 1866 (at sea)
bap at Fremantle Western Australia
D 1877 Fremantle Western Australia
Margaret Ann(e) B 19th September 1868 Fremantle Western Australia
D 22nd August 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
Arthur Emanuel B 1870 Fremantle Western Australia
M STEPHANE Adeline 1892 Perth Western Australia
D 13th November 1964 Nedlands Perth Western Australia
bur Ashes dispersed Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
William Wardle (Waddell) B 1874 Fremantle Western Australia
M Indistinguishable
D 12th April 1958 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Austgralia
David John B 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
M HAWKINS Elizabeth
D Indistinguishable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Land Grants Western
North Fremantle Lot P59
1.3.39 acres
Occupation after
Sexton at Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald 15th March 1879
West Australian 8th November 1907 (Obit.)
Sunday Times 10th November 1907 (Obit.)
Departure from Western
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th November 1907 Harbour Road South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
13th June 1898 Perth Western Australia
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1897 attended Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Banquet in Government House