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Harry TOWNSEND

Regimental number4898
Place of birthSwindon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriller
AddressVale Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E L Townsend, Vale Street, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Date of death25 June 1975
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery

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