David Warnard Norton Turner

29 October 1897–22 April 1989 (Age 91)
Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia

The Life of David Warnard Norton

David Warnard Norton Turner was born on 29 October 1897, in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia. He married Olive Mabel Sherry in 1922, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He died on 22 April 1989, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 91.

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David Warnard Norton Turner
Olive Mabel Sherry
Marriage: 1922

Spouse and Children

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

World Events (3)


Age 4

First Federal election.

Age 4

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 4

The Commonwealth of Australia is inaugurated.

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).

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

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