John TURNER 1854-1948
&
Eliza LORD 1858-1943

Corndale (Casterton), S-W Victoria & Mount Gambier, South Australia

John TURNER 1854-1948 was born at Winchelsea, Victoria, son of John TURNER & Mary Ann LAWRENCE.

Eliza LORD 1858-1943 was born in the Penola forest, S-E South Australia to William LORD & Bridget QUIRK who are both buried at Casterton, S-W Victoria.

John TURNER and Eliza LORD were married at Casterton in 1878 and they raised a family and farmed at Corndale on the Glenelg river, north of Casterton until at least 1916, before moving to the Mount Gambier area in S-E South Australia where Eliza died in 1943 and John died aged 93y in 1948

The TURNER children attended school at Corndale where the names of three of their sons were added to the Corndale S.S WW1 Honour Roll after service with the 1st AIF.

John TURNER died aged 93y at Mount Gambier, South Australia in 1948 after his wife Eliza had died there in 1943 and both were buried in the Mount Gambier, Lake Terrace cemetery.

John TURNER & Eliza LORD had the following family...

  1. Edward John TURNER b. 1879, Corndale, S-W Vic., d. 1929, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia, m. in 1904 at Penola, SA to Rose Ann Mary KOSSATZ ~1866-1954
    • 1916 : Teamster, married with 4 children of Mt Benson, SA
    • 1916 : enlisted as Pte 3068, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF
    • 1917-18 : served in Middle East Pte 3068, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF
    • 1918 : Retuned as Pte 3068, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF
    • Name : Corndale S.S. WW1 Honour Roll

  2. William Thomas Patrick TURNER b. 1882, Corndale, S-W Vic., d. 1963, Adelaide, South Australia.
    • 1914 : Labourer of Corndale, S-W Victoria
    • 1914 : enlisted as Tpr 8987, 4th Light Horse Brigade Train (ASC), 1st AIF
    • 1915 : served in Egypt & Gallipoli as Dvr 8987, 2nd Division Train (ASC), 1st AIF
    • 1916-18 : served in France as Dvr 8987, 2nd Division Train (ASC), 1st AIF
    • 1919 : Returned as Dvr 8987, 2nd Division Train (ASC), 1st AIF
    • Name : Corndale S.S. WW1 Honour Roll

  3. Eliza Ann TURNER b. 1885, Corndale, S-W Vic., d. 1959, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia, m. in 1928 at Mount Gambier, SA to Thomas "Tom" GAMMON 1884-1944.
  4. Robert George TURNER b. 1890, Corndale, S-W Vic., d. 1937, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia, m. in 1913 at Casterton, S-W Vic. to Laura Angelina TUFFNELL 1892-1962.
  5. Henry Ernest TURNER b. 1892, Corndale, S-W Vic., d. 1969, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia, m. in 1921 at Mount Gambier, SA to Myrtle Mary MORESEY
    • 1916 : Teamster of Corndale, S-W Victoria
    • 1914 : enlisted as Tpr 3069, 9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st AIF
    • 1917-19 : served as Tpr 3069, 3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron, 1st AIF
    • 1919 : returned as Tpr 3069, 3rd Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron, 1st AIF
    • Name : Corndale S.S. WW1 Honour Roll

  6. Catherine Ada TURNER b. 1898, Corndale, S-W Vic., d. 1964, Mount Gambier, S-E South Australia, m. in 1924 at Mandilo, Mount Gambier, SA to Ernest Mayes WILKINSON 1886-1949


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