Lance Corporal Aubrey De Vere Arnold Turquand

Regimental Number:
404483
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
3rd Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
No
Enlistment Date:
April 8, 1915
Age at Enlistment:
18
Enlisted at:
Toronto, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
414 Huron Street, Toronto, Ontario
Civilian Occupation:
Student
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
June 13, 1916
Age at Death:
19
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded April 7, 1916, KIA at Hill 60 Mount Sorrel
Burial:
Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium
Plot:
Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30
Commemorated:
Upper Canada College Chapel Plaque
 
Date of Birth:
September 2, 1896
Next of Kin:
Bertha McAllum, mother. 414 Huron Street, Toronto, Ontario
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Church of England
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
33 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference:
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
35th Battalion
A Company
Lance Sergeant
Canadian Infantry
23rd Reserve Battalion
Lance Sergeant
Canadian Infantry
35th Battalion
Private
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
Lance Sergeant
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
Lance Corporal
Canadian Infantry
3rd Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes

Son of Bernard Demers Turquand and Bertha Turquand (nee Arnold, later McAllum), step-son of Leigh McAllum

Transcription of a memorial notice that appeared in the Toronto Star on June 13th, 1919, pg. 17:

TURQUAND--In proud and loving memory of Sergeant Aubrey de Vere Arnold Turquand, 404483, 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade, Grenade Co., beloved only son of Mrs. Leigh McAllum, killed in action, June 13th, 1916, in the third great battle of Ypres at Hill 60, Mont Sorrel.  Sadly missed--Mother.

Prior service with the QOR

Research Notes
35th Battalion 2nd Reinforcing Draft Nominal Roll