He was the son of Thomas Digby Turpin and Jane Turpin. In 1901 the family are living in house 1, Lawn View Place, Ballymena. The father is described as a Bank Cashier.
By 1911 the family had moved to house 39, High Street, Portadown. Thomas’ occupation is now Bank Manager and Aubrey’s occupation is described as a Bank Assistant.
The Belfast News Letter of 14th December 1915 reports:
The National Archives records a Medal Index Card as follows:
Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Lieutenant
He later had a daughter, Doreen Elizabeth Turpin.