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Regimental number4917
Place of birthIreland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGundurimba, Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mr E J Townley, Gundurimba, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of disease 9 January 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Treport, France
Age at death50
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; George and Mary Ann TOWNLEY, Gundurimba, via Lismore, New South Wales. Native of Stepney, London
Other detailsSpent his childhood in London, England
Age at death50
Place of burialMont Huon, Military Cemetery, France

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