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Phillip Walter TOWNSEND

Regimental number5462
Place of birthOxford England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWestward Ho, Somesby, Penang Mount, via Gosford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, S. Coombes, Box Cottage, Shipton Wickwood, Oxford, England
Enlistment date23 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919

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