War Records: World War Two Nominal Rolls & Service Records

Brothers Harry & Murray Turner

Harry&Murray Turner WW2

If your looking for the details of Australian Defence Force or Merchant Navy personnel who served in World War Two then start with the World War 2 Nominal Roll. You can start with a search for even just a surname, such as Turner, and the alphabetical list of results will include the Name, Service number, Date of Birth, Place of Birth and whether they serviced in the Navy (RAN), Army, Air Force (RAAF) or Merchant Navy. This makes it a great place to locate Birth information for this time and ascertain whether it is your relative listed, although there may be spelling or other errors from the time. A more specific search will produce the following service details for brothers Harry Tanko Turner and Murray Arnold Turner who are pictured above.

Service Record
Service Australian Army
Service Number SX3164
Date of Birth 24-Feb-16
Place of Birth LOXTON, SA
Date of Enlistment 21-May-40
Locality on Enlistment KENSINGTON, SA
Place of Enlistment ADELAIDE, SA
Date of Discharge 27-Feb-43
Rank Private
Posting at Discharge 2/6 FD AMB 2 AIF
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Prisoner of War No
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number 26395
Date of Birth 8-Apr-21
Place of Birth GRANGE, SA
Date of Enlistment 27-Apr-40
Locality on Enlistment KENSINGTON
Place of Enlistment ADELAIDE
Next of Kin TURNER, S
Date of Discharge 14-Mar-42
Rank Aircraftman 1
Posting at Discharge 2 AIR OBSERVATION SCHOOL                 MOUNT GAMBIER
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Prisoner of War No

You can print this information as a certificate which shows the Service Emblems, find information on locating Service Records including World War 2 and a link to the National Archives of Australia as well as many other useful links for Australian websites, applying for medals and overseas contacts for New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States. There is also a Korean War (1950-1956) Nominal Roll link for Australian Defence Service man and women.

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