World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
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Mark Telford Turnbull
King's Royal Rifle Corps, 9th (Service) Battalion
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
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Enlisted 25 September 1906. His early posting is indecipherable, but he served in Malta in 1909-1910 & in India from 12 November 1910 until discharged in 1912.
It is unclear when Turnbull re-enlisted, but he was wounded in action on 27 October 1914, admitted to a hospital at Boulogne on 1 November 1914 before being transferred to England the following day.
On recovering from his wounds Turnbull was posted to KRRC 5th (Reserve) Battalion on 7 February 1915, then to the 9th (Service) Battalion on 19 October 1915 - he embarked for France on 17 October 1915.
Reported missing, then killed in action on 24 August 1916.
Awarded the 1914 Star in addition to the British War & Victory Medals.
Born at Belford, Northumberland, the son of the late Mark & Elizabeth Turnbull, of 22, Northbourne Avenue, Morpeth, Northumberland.
Three brothers - James William; Nicholas Alfred; & George. Four sisters - Elizabeth; Jane Ellen; Jessie; & Catherine Ann.
Resident at Morpeth, Northumberland.