Henry Scott Turner (1897 - 1915)

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Perivale Churchyard South East Of Church.,
United Kingdom

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Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Black Watch (royal Highlanders)

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Scott

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Ernest Duran Turner Gravesite

Ernest Duran Turner Gravesite

Remo Mion family

Remo Mion family

Blakley and Haynes Families

Blakley and Haynes Families

Harleigh Turner, Tracey Blakley, Christena Haynes

Harleigh Turner, Tracey Blakley, Christena Haynes

Turner Family

Turner Family

Mary (Asbury)Turner and children

Mary (Asbury)Turner and children

Ava Lavinia Gardner and Lana Turner

Ava Lavinia Gardner and Lana Turner

Denise M Turner Turner

Denise M Turner Turner

Ervin and Ruby D Turner

Ervin and Ruby D Turner

Sherry Turner

Sherry Turner

Arlene Edith Turner

Arlene Edith Turner

Silas Seadler and Lana Turner

Silas Seadler and Lana Turner

Ernest Duran Turner

Ernest Duran Turner

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Mabel Turner family and family Ernest Duran Turner Gravesite Remo Mion family Blakley and Haynes Families

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1897 - In the year that Henry Scott Turner was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

1907 - At the age of merely 10 years old, Henry was alive when the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

1910 - At the age of only 13 years old, Henry was alive when Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

1912 - At the age of just 15 years old, Henry was alive when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1915 - In the year of Henry Scott Turner's passing, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

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Henry Scott Turner died on March 11, 1915 at 18 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Perivale Churchyard South East Of Church., United Kingdom. He was born around 1897. There is no information about Henry's surviving family.

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