PERSONAL DETAILSGeorge TURNER
Birth date and place22 Sep 1834 Southwark, London, England.
Baptism date and place25 Dec 1834 St George the Martyr, Southwark, Surrey.
Civil Census Residences
England, Wales & Scotland
 Mint Street, St George the Martyr, Southwark, Surrey (1841).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 8½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and place
SpouseLydia WHITE.
ChildrenWalter Henry b. 1862, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Jane b. 1865 (d.1865), Perth, Western Australia.
Henry James b. 1866, Perth, Western Australia.
Lydia Jane b. 1868, Albany, Western Australia.
Thomas Breaksea b. 1871, Breaksea Island, Western Australia.
Frances Mary b. 1874, Albany, Western Australia.
Death date and place28 Apr 1893 Albany, Western Australia.
Cause of Death: Suicide [M S James].
Burial date and place
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and Obituaries
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)Rifle Brigade.
Regiment No. and Rank#4396 Private.
Attestation date and place28 Nov 1854 Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Service/CampaignsEmbarked for the East of Europe 8 Feb 1855.
Malta & Crimea 8 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty Roll: Severe Wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 28 June 1855.
Disabled by partial loss of power of right hand and arm after fracture of both bones of forearm about their centre by a grapeshot on 28th June in the Cemetery [Sebastopol]. The ball struck the arm obliquely and appears to have injured the Ulna more than the Radius. Both bones are greatly curved at the seat of fracture. He also states that by the concussion the Humerus of the same arm was fractured in 2 places. Of this however there is no very direct [? ]. States that 2 pieces of bone came away from the forearm.
Unfit for further service [Chatham December 26th 1855].
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place29 Apr 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service1 year 152 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1697/12.
Post Discharge Residence2nd West London (1856).
Post Discharge Pension DistrictKensington.
Pension Amount9d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund. 
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipPalmerston. 
Departure and Arrival10 Nov 1860 Portland; 11 Feb 1861 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force to 31 Dec 1870.
Lighthouse Keeper, Breaksea Island, Albany, Western Australia.
Land Grant/Purchase1 Feb 1878 Albany Lot 7, 3 acres (grant).  See sidebar.
SubscriptionsGreenough Fire Fund 1864.
Misc. Newspaper Articles
Departure from WANot applicable.