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Richard Henry TOWNSON

Regimental number3437
Place of birthBarnley England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWooroloo, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs I A Townson, Wooroloo PO, Wooroloo, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3437A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919

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