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Robert Simeon TOWNSEND

Regimental number5463
Place of birthGilgandra New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMercer
AddressWebber's Road, Carlton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A M L Townsend, Lilyvale, Silver Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 April 1915
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 27 August 1917

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