Douglas Faithful Turnbull

1916–6 October 1981 (Age 65)
Newtown, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Douglas Faithful

When Douglas Faithful Turnbull was born in 1916, in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Faithful Yendell Turnbull, was 22 and his mother, Florence Eva Eileen Reid, was 21. He died on 6 October 1981, in Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 65.

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Faithful Yendell Turnbull
Florence Eva Eileen Reid
George Robert Turnbull
Douglas Faithful Turnbull

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World Events (7)


Age 2

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 2

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

Age 23

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Northern English (chiefly Northumbrian) and Scottish: variant, altered by folk etymology, of Trumble , on theory that it denoted a nickname for a man thought to be strong and brave enough to turn back a charging bull, from Middle English turn(en) ‘to turn’ + bul(l)e ‘bull’.

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

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