Jack Turnbull (footballer)
|Full name||John Charles McNicol Turnbull|
|Date of birth||30 December 1885|
|Place of birth||Horsham, Victoria|
|Date of death||2 May 1917(aged 31)|
|Place of death||Western Front, France|
|1908||South Melbourne||12 (0)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1908.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
He married Mary Ellen Adams (1890–1974) in 1912.
Employed as a bricklayer, he enlisted in the First AIF, and left Australia for overseas service on the HMAT Ascanius (A11) on 27 May 1916.
He was severely wounded in action on the Western Front on 30 April 1917, and died of his wounds on 2 May 1917.
- Deaths: Turnbull, The Argus, (Friday, 22 November 1912), p.9.
- Marriage: Turnbull—McNicol, The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser, (Friday, 3 April 1885), p.2.
- Deaths: Turnbull, The Argus, (Thursday, 11 February 1915), p.1.
- Concerning People, The Shepparton News, (Thursday, 18 February 1915), p.3.
- The South Melbourne Team, The Weekly Times, (Saturday, 13 June 1908), p.25.
- Private John Charles McNicol Turnbull (241), Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
- News of District Soldiers, The Ballarat Star, (Thursday, 17 May 1917), p.6.
- Wish Not Fulfilled, The Herald, (Monday, 10 September 1917), p.4.
- Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- Main, J. & Allen, D., "Turnbull, Jack", pp. 186–190 in Main, J. & Allen, D., Fallen – The Ultimate Heroes: Footballers Who Never Returned From War, Crown Content, (Melbourne), 2002. ISBN 1-74095-010-0
- First World War Embarkation Roll: Private John Charles McNicol Turnbull (241), collection of the Australian War Memorial.
- World War One Service Record: Private John Charles McNicol Turnbull (241), National Archives of Australia.
- Roll of Honour Circular: Private John Charles McNicol Turnbull (241), collection of the Australian War Memorial.
- Roll of Honour: Private John Charles McNicol Turnbull (241), Australian War Memorial.
- Australian Casualties: List No.301: Died of Wounds: Victoria (Turnbull, J.C.M., Horsham, 2/5/17), The Argus, (Tuesday 22 May 1917), p.9.
- Deaths: Australians on Service: Killed: Turnbull, The Argus, (Thursday 24 May 1917), p.6.