1914-15 Star (Rl. Fus.); B.W.M. & V.M. (Rl. Fus.). Toned.
With M.I.C. - served in East Africa with the 25th Bn. Rl. Fus. from 10/4/15; later 44411 Essex Regt. and discharged. With S.W.B. card - he enlisted on 16/3/15 ad was discharged on 15/10/18 as 44411 Pte. William Thomas Turner, Essex Regt.; the S.W.B. roll shows badge no. 24174 and he was aged 30 years and 6 months when discharged.
William Thomas Turner is on the nominal roll of the original 25th Bn. Royal Fusiliers. The unit served in East Africa from 4/5/15 until it returned to England at the end of 1917 and its personnel distributed to other units.