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Private Frederick William Turney

49698 7th Battalion Royal Fusiliers

Son of Mr William and Mrs Eliza Turney
Husband of Lilly J. (nee Cox)

Aged 27 years

Died 8th November 1918

Commemorated at Dour Communal Cemetery
Grave NW side of cross path

Born, enlisted and resided at Rushden.
The Rushden Echo Friday 22 November 1918, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Rushden's Casualty List

News has been received of the death in action in France, on November 8th, of Pte William Turney, Royal Fusiliers, of Crabb-street, Rushden. He had been in the Army about three years, and had served in Italy and France, being wounded several times. In some very severe fighting last Friday week, Pte Turney got wounded in the back and before he could be reached and brought to safety he was shot in the head. He leaves a widow, but no children.

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