The AIF Project

Andrew TOWNSLEY

Regimental number10902
Place of birthStrachur, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBridge carpenter
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 6.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFriend, William George Little, Ingham, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from OUTER HARBOR, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1919
Date of death7 July 1921
Place of burialBrisbane General Cemetery, Qld
Discharge date9 February 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 October 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 9 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOWNSLEY Andrew

Print format