Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Lieut. Gordon Ellis Fisher Turner

House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1931 - 1935.

Regiment: Royal West Kent Regt..
Died: 29 January 1944 aged 26 in Italy. Killed in action.
Battle: Battle of Monte Cassino: January–May 1944. Cemetery: Sangro River War Cemetery II. E. 28.

Son of Edward Ellis Turner, C.S.I., I.P., and Jannette Fisher Turner, of Newton Abbot, Devon, and 26 Bishopsgate, EC2.
School Prefect. Football XI.
6th Bn. Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment

He had just joined the battalion and was fatally injured by stepping on a mine while on a recce near to his company area near Casoli.
Unit war diary: WO 170/1421