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Brecon Cemetery

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Memory of

Sergt William Charles Turner

Royal Flying Corps B.E.F. No 5 Squad France Aug 1914

Eldest son of Charles & Sarah Jane Turner

Accidentally killed while flying on duty

At Rendcomb Aerodrome

June 3rd 1917 in his 26th years 

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Brecon Cemetery

Brecknockshire

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William Charles

Turner

9th October 1891

Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

3rd June 1917

Killed in flying accident when Avro 504A plane he was flying in missed landing, re-started engine and went back up for another go, on this occasion he stalled, side-slipped and the plane crashed whilst nose-diving near Rendcomb Aerodrome

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Brecon Cemetery, Brecknockshire, Wales

First World War

Sergeant

38th Training Squadron Royal Flying Corps

Was a mechanic and engineer, joined the RFC in Jan 14, served o/s with BEF, was in the process of landing his first flight when accident occured

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