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Dudley Ralph Turnbull DSO

Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Highlanders, commanding the 20th Battalion Manchester Regiment
Killed in action 1 October 1917 aged 25
Buried in Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Remembered on a wall tablet in Seale Church
Remembered on his father's gravestone in Tongham Churchyard
Remembered on Tongham War Memorial

Dudley Ralph Turnbull was the son of Colonel Charles Frederick Alexander Turnbull and Mrs Evelyn Turnbull. The family lived at Whiteways.

The 1911 census records that he was a Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College Sandhurst, and his medals card records that he went out with the BEF 14 August 1914, and earned the 1914 Star.

Dudley Ralph Turnbull was the great-grandson of Sir Peregrine Maitland who is buried in the graveyard at St Paul's Church Tongham.

Tongham Great War Roll of Honour


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