BROTHERS' WWI PAIRS OF WAR & VICTORY MEDALS TO PTE.1. S. TURNER, R.A.F. & PTE. L. TURNER, MIDD'X. R. (BOTH DIED)

*** SOLD *** WWI pair of War & Victory Medals to 213962 Pte.1. S. Turner, R.A.F. WWI pair of War & Victory Medals to 3873 Pte. L. Turner, Midd'x R.
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Description

Samuel Turner was born in Epsom, Surrey on 3 Dec 1897, the son of Samuel Turner of 26 St. John's Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, attesting with the Royal Naval Air Service on 10 May 1916. Serving as an Aerial Gunner on President II and Daedelus, Turner was reported 'missing, feared drowned in the Aegean' by Air Ministry telegram on 22 Aug 1918. His death was officially accepted as having taken place on 22 Aug 1918 after his body was recovered.

He was buried and commemorated on the Doiran Memorial in Greece. Samuel, and his brother, Leonard, are both named on the memorial in St John’s Church, Isleworth.

Leonard Turner was born in Epsom, Surrey and served with the 2/10th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment. He was Killed in Action on 12 Mar 1918 and is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.