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I'm researching a man by the name of Walter Bertie Turner, Service no 207820,

who served in the Royal Engineers, H.Q R.N Division.

Has anybody any idea exactly what this division was??

He died in March 1918, and is buried at Wimereux.



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I presume you have this information from the Royal Naval Divisions Casualty list from Ancestry.

Name: Walter Bertie Turner

Service Branch: Army

Unit: 63rd Divisional HQ, Royal Engineers

Rank: Sapper

Death Date: 30 Mar 1918

Cause of Death: Died of wounds

Burial: Wimereux Communal Cemetery (FR 64)

Service History: ex-London Z/3580 Ordinary Seaman RNVR, enlisted 19/10/15, transferred to Deal/5386/S RM Divisional Engineers 5/11/15 ; Draft for MEF 16/2/16, joined 1st Field Company at Mudros 26/2/16-11/6/16 Bronchitis, rejoined 1st Field Company 23/11/16-27/1/17 Influenza (transferred to Royal Engineers 31/1/17).

Service Number: 207820

Notes: CWGC = age 32 ; A Motor Mechanic (Fitter) ; b.15/5/1887 ; Home address: 25 Oswin St., St. George's Rd., London SE ; Next-of-Kin: Mother, Elizabeth, 61 Blackfriars Rd., St. Ebbs, Oxford.


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