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John TOWNSEND

Regimental number34648
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron worker
AddressHale and Judge Streets, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen Townsend, 40 Sheriff Street, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service2nd Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 May 1964

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