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Joseph TOWNSEND

Regimental number5126
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressFerry Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Townsend, 51 Smith Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death13 August 1952

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