Major George Turner

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  • "I first made acquaintance with George thirty five years, or..."
    - George Gibson
  • - judith wiebe
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TURNER, Major George Ross Born January 21, 1911, died November 21, 2007. He is survived by his sister Gwen Chambers (Joe). Predeceased by his father James Ross Turner, his mother Marie Fullerton Turner and his brother John. George passed away peacefully at Glengarry Hospital on November 21. He was born in Victoria and grew up in Vancouver. After completing his Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia, he taught high school in Vancouver. He joined the army in 1942. After the war he returned to UBC and obtained a Law degree. He then served in the Judge Advocate Generals Branch of the Department of National Defense until retiring in 1969. George was always known as an officer and a gentleman. He will be greatly missed by his sister Gwen and her husband Joe, his cousins George Gibson and Eileen Straus, his friends Hugh and Patricia Maclean and their sons Alec and Brian. Thanks to the staff of Richmond unit at Glengarry Hospital for their loving care for George over the last 2 years. No service by request. A gathering of friends will be held at a later date. 428244
Published in The Times Colonist on Nov. 28, 2007
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