Cyril Turner, Spr.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of George Henry and Elizabeth Turner; Husband of Dora Turner, Allerton, Bradford, Yorkshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 2004067
Rank Spr.
Function Sapper
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 9th Airborne Field Company
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Corps of Royal Engineers
Death information
Died when 17-9-1944
Died where Paulton U.K.
Spot Double Hills
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Weston Super-Mare, Cemetery (Somerset), U.K
Grave number 286
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

The Horsa Glider 389 carrying 21 persons and 2 pilots crashed near Paulton. The 23 persons in the Glider were the first victims of the battle of Arnhem. Spr. Turner was in it.

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Cyril Turner, Spr.
Personal information
Age 27
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of George Henry and Elizabeth Turner; Husband of Dora Turner, Allerton, Bradford, Yorkshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 2004067
Rank Spr.
Function Sapper
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 9th Airborne Field Company
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Corps of Royal Engineers
Death information
Died when 17-9-1944
Died where Paulton U.K.
Spot Double Hills
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Weston Super-Mare, Cemetery (Somerset), U.K
Grave number 286
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

The Horsa Glider 389 carrying 21 persons and 2 pilots crashed near Paulton. The 23 persons in the Glider were the first victims of the battle of Arnhem. Spr. Turner was in it.

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