Full name Walter Martin FitzHerbert Turner
Born April 4, 1881, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died February 1, 1948, Roxeth, Harrow, Middlesex (aged 66 years 303 days)
Major teams Essex, Europeans (India)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Education Wellington College
|First-class span||1899 - 1910/11|
Lieut.-Colonel Walter Turner was in the Wellington College XI in 1897 and from there, like his older brother, he played intermittently as a batsman for Essex when his military duties allowed. A strong driver and cutter, his first-class career extended over 27 seasons, with large gaps while he was abroad with the army. He did not appear in England between 1906 - his best season when he scored 924 runs at 33.00 - and 1914, but did play for the Europeans while in India during that time. Back in England in 1919 - his only season in the surrounding decade - he scored 371 runs at 51.57, including a career-best 172 against Middlesex at Leyton.
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