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Alfred Bates Turner

October 31, 2009 4 comments
I was wondering if you could give me some help regarding a resident of Ushaw Moor in 1917. Private Alfred Bates Turner was the Son of James and Eliza Turner, of 2 Broadgate Cottages, Flass Hall, Ushaw Moor, Broadgate, Co. Durham, he was serving with the Sherwood Foresters when he was killed at Houthulst Forest, nr. Elverdinghe, Belgium.
I was in Ypres last weekend attending a dedication of a Memorial Stone to The Foresters at Tyne Cot Cemetary, I was talking to a fellow W.F.A. (Western Front Association) Member from Belgium who told me they had the original headstone naming Private Turner and it would be nice if we could find any information out about Pte. Turner or if there were any living relations who we could make contact with, with regards to the headstone as we near the 100th anniversary of World War 1.
Could you tell me if Ushaw Moor has a W.W.1 memorial and is Pte Turner named, also any information that may lead to finding a relation would be gratefully received.
Yours
Lloyd Cartwright
W.F.A. Member
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Alison Wilson (nee Turner)

December 14, 2008 2 comments

Hi, my name is Alison Wilson (nee Turner). I was born in Ushaw Moor in 1964 at 68 Broom Crescent. My father has very recently died and I am eager to learn/know more about my Fathers life in the communitty.I know that my Father hailed from 9 Cochrane Terrace, Ushaw Moor. My mother I think was from New Brancepath(nee Deighton). Can anybody please help me? Thank-you, Alison.

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