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William TOWNSEND

Regimental number928
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteel dresser
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Townsend, 42 Market Street, South Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll66th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row B, Grave No. 20), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel George and Louisa TOWNSEND, 58 Dean Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria. Native of London, England

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