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Ernest TOWNSHEND

Regimental number289
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address118 Denison Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinSister, Mrs Grace Costello, 118 Denison Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll86
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915

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