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LTC Victor Buller Turner
Birth: Jan. 12, 1900
Reading
Reading Borough
Berkshire, England
Death: Aug. 7, 1972
Ditchingham
South Norfolk District
Norfolk, England

World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Berkshire, England, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel Battalion Commander in the Royal Rifle Brigade, British Army. On October 27, 1942, Lieutenant Colonel Turner was commanding his battalion in actions at El Aqqagir Western Desert, Egypt. After overcoming a German position, the battalion fought off desperate counter-attacks by 90 tanks, destroying or immobilizing more than 50 of them. During the action, one of the 6-pounder guns was left with only one officer and a sergeant, when Colonel Turner joined them as loader, was wounded and destroyed another five tanks. Not until the last tank had been repulsed did he consent to having a wound in his head attended to. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross. He died at age 72 in Suffolk, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
St Mary Churchyard
Ditchingham
South Norfolk District
Norfolk, England
 
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Record added: Nov 03, 2004
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LTC Victor Buller Turner
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