Joseph Palmer TURNBULL (1889 – 1945)

Name

Joseph Palmer Turnbull

Known as

Joe

Gender

Male

Military identification

7/587

Birthplace

Christchurch

Place of death

Hawke's Bay

Child records

Raymond Douglas TURNBULL

Parents

  • Alexander Turnbull (died 1919)
  • Janet Aitken Turnbull, nee Gilbertson (1854-1904)

Partner(s)

  • Mary Evelyn Turnbull, nee Hampton (29/1/1892-1986)

Children

  • Alexander Turnbull
  • Derek Hampton Turnbull
  • Raymond Douglas Turnbull
  • Brian Turnbull

Marriage(s)

Hawke's Bay

Biography

Farmer in North Canterbury prior to World War One
Enlisted for war service in September 1914 and served at Gallipoli
Invalided home to New Zealand due to bomb damage to his feet whilst at Walker’s Ridge; discharged early 1916
Obtained a ballot farm – “Kowhai Downs” – at Kaiwaka Soldiers’ Settlement, north of Napier, 1917
Purchased “Braes o’Mar” at Tutira – farmed by son, Alec

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