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Regimental number3908
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMillicent, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, John Joseph Towers, Millicent, South Australia
Previous military service77th Infantry
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 34), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Joshua and Ann Marie TOWERS, Millicent, South Australia. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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