Warrant Officer Class 1 Richard T Turner

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  • General Service Medal Clasp (1962 onwards) medal
  • NATO Medal KFOR
  • Operational Service Medal Sierra Leone
  • Accumulated Service Medal
  • Queen's Golden Jubailee Medal 2002
  • Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (1930 - present)

Richard T Turner joined Junior Parachute Company (JPC) at Guards Depot, Pirbright in October 1985.

He passed P Company with 518 Platoon on 31 July 1986. Pte Turner was posted to the 1st Battalion The Parachute Regiment (1 PARA) at Picton Barracks, Bulford and served with I PARA until 1997.

Corporal (Cpl) Turner was then posted for two years to Whittington Barracks as a Parachute Regiment Cpl Instructor.

In 1999 he returned to 1 PARA until 2001. Colour Sergeant Turner was then posted the Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst (RMAS) for two years before returning again to 1 PARA in 2003.

WO2 Turner returned to RMAS in 2005 and re-joined 1 PARA in 2007 for 18 months before promotion to RSM of The 4th Parachute Battalion (V) (4 PARA).

WO1 Richard Turner retired from military service in June 2010 after twenty-five years service.

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Richard  T Turner

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