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    • TURNER, Dorothy Constance Pare
    • Posted by FrevFord, Friday, 12 February 2016

    Born 25/1/1885 Surbiton, Surrey, England – daughter of Felix Percy TURNER (Watchmaker) & Helena JONES – who married at St Mary’s, Hampton, London on the 14/10/1869 Helena died in April 1899 Surrey Felix was at 3 Bruce St, Lowestoft, England in 1919 Siblings include: Helena Pare Lydia; Blanche; Edith L; Arthur Sydney; *George Felix b.1879 Surbiton, Surrey, England – Watchmaker’s Assistant with his father in 1901 – moved to Australia c1903 – Station Manager of Morocco Station, via Roma, Qld before enlisting in Feb 1915 – WW1: 4479 / Lieut (MM), 3rd FAB – KIA 18/9/1918 France – Tincourt New Brit Cem WW1 SR: http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=1920435 1911 Brit Census: visiting her sister Helena in Teddington, Surrey 1915 Electoral Roll: Morocco South, Roma, Qld – home duties [with her brother George] Nov 1915 Address: C/- YWCA, Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW [letter p.51 of brother’s SR] 1919: 50 Clarence St, Teddington, Middlesex, England Returned to Australia on the Bahia Castillo, embarking England 17/4/1920 – free passage in return for services July 1920 Address: C/- Mrs Clarke, Range View, Norfolk Rd, Sth Brisbane [letter p.17 of brother’s SR] 1925 ER: Holyrood Downs, (Roma) Qld - Companion In 1947, at the age of 62, Dorothy travelled to Australia on the Tuscan Star, departing London in the September – and disembarking in Melbourne with the intention of taking up permanent residence [Address in UK had been Patcham, Brighton, Sussex] 1949 ER: Jolly St, Frankston, Vic – home duties 1950 (age 65) saw her once again leave the UK, on the 28/12/1950 via the Stirling Castle, to disembark at Port Elizabeth, with the intent of residing in Sth Africa In 1952 she embarked at Port Elizabeth on the Durban Castle for England, arriving 13/11/1952 – address to be 115 Maze Hill, London Notes: Daily Standard (Brisbane, Qld), Fri 5 Nov 1915 (p.6): PERSONAL Gunner G.F. Turner, who, as stated in the casualty list published yesterday, has been severely wounded at the Dardanelles, is well-known in Western Queensland, where he has for the past 12 years been connected with the pastoral industry. Prior to enlisting, Gunner Turner occupied the position of manager of Morocco Station, in the Roma district. Could this be her? http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Who-we-are/History-and-origin/First-World-War/Card?fname=dorothy&sname=turner&id=212248 http://www.redcross.org.uk/About-us/Who-we-are/History-and-origin/First-World-War/Card?fname=dorothy&sname=turner&id=212247 *Possibly travelled from the UK to Morocco on the Patria as a (children’s) nurse with Eileen Margaret Dartford & her one year old son, James Richard – departing Southampton 21/10/1924 – having previously been with them at 4 Queen’s Gardens, London [Dorothy Constance Turner, 38 yr old Nurse]