TURNER, Charles Hampden

1905 - 1949

Charles Hampden Turner, was born at Maymyo, Bengal, India on 17 February and baptised on 29 April 1905, eldest child of Major Charles Hampden Turner (1867-1915), of the 12th Suffolk Regiment, who was killed in action on 30 September 1915, aged 47, and his wife Ethel Lillian Burkitt (26 September 1881-27 December 1942), third surviving daughter of Hon. Sir William Burkitt, High Court Judge for the N.W.Provinces, who married at All Saints' Cathedral, Allahabad on 4 December 1903. In 1939, a widower, landscape painter, and a lieutenant in the Territorial Army, living at The Whalebone, Buxhall, Suffolk with a housekeeper and during the Second World War was a major serving in India and in France and he retired to Needham Market in Suffolk where he was living in 1948. He died at Southam, Warwickshire in 1949, aged 44.