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William Charles TOWNSEND

Regimental number1519
Place of birthKent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRussell Island, Redland Bay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, C. Townsend, 4 Grange Colleges, Western Kent, England
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name31st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917

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