Turner, William Arthur Scales

    Date of birth:
    January 1890
    Nationality:
    British (1801-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

    During the First World War, W.A.S. Turner was decorated with the Military Cross. During the Second World War he became Deputy Chief of Public Relations with SHAEF. Here he was involved with the Allied Film and Photographic Sections in North-West Europe.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    August 2nd, 1945
    Details:
    Published in the London Gazette dated 2nd August 1945.
    Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    October 30th, 1945
    Details:
    Register No. 53003.
    Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    November 8th, 1945
    Details:
    Published in the London Gazette dated 8th November 1945.
    Legion of Merit - Officer (LoM - O)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Details:
    With palme.
    Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

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