Thelma Irene Alice Turner

1914–1996 (Age 82)
Rawalpindi, Punjab, India

The Life of Thelma Irene Alice

When Thelma Irene Alice Turner was born on 5 November 1914, in Rawalpindi, Punjab, India, her father, Robert Victor Turner, was 25 and her mother, Irene Maude D'Auvergne, was 20. She died on 22 December 1996, in Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 82.

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Thelma Irene Alice Turner
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World Events (8)


Age 4

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 4

Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.

Age 25

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

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Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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