Bernard Turner, born 28th November 1893, at The Gables, Bledlow Ridge, the son of Emily and John Turner, an elementary school teacher.
He was a boarder at Lord Williams’s Grammar School, Thame from 1908-1914 and also attended High Wycombe Grammar School.
He joined the Coldstream Guards as a Private 11833 and served on the Western Front in the Maxim Gun detachment.
He was killed aged 21 at Nermellesduring the battle of Loos on 27th September 1915 and is commemorated on panel 7/8 of the Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France; in Bledlow Ridge church and on the Lord Williams’s School Honour board.
High Wycombe Grammar School has a photograph of him as a soldier.
The Thame Remembers Cross was delivered to Loos Memorial, Dud Corner Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France on 23rd May 2017 by Martin Binnee