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Full Name: Lewis Cuthbert Turton
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Lewis Cuthbert
Surname: Turton
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 13/466
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: L.C. Turton,The Firs, Snaith, Yorkshire, England
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Te Rapa, Hamilton, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Auckland, New Zealand
Vessel: Star of India or Waimana
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 739
Last Unit Served: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Malta ex Gallipoli
Date of Death: 25 August 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: A. XII. 5.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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